Christians of all varieties struggle to reconcile their feeling about country with their Christian faith. Sincere people may come to different decisions about this. We all can benefit from considering the following observation by Patrick Henry:

"It cannot be emphasized too strongly or too often that this great nation was founded not by religionists, but by Christians; not on religions, but on the gospel of Jesus Christ. For that reason alone, people of other faiths have been afforded freedom of worship here."