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A recent Pew study finds that 78 percent of white evangelical Christians still support Presdent Trump, although the survey was taken before Stromy Daniels' "60 Minutes" inteview. CBSN political contributor and Boston Herald columnist Michael Graham joined "Red and Blue" to discuss his latest piece for ...
Evangelical Christianity and pro-corporate Republican politics have been intertwined since at least the 1920s, after all. To what extent are evangelicals' beliefs shaped by their adherence to “small government” political conservatism? But there's another issue at play here—consider the belief that wealth ...

That's worth remembering long after this administration is out of power. Evangelical Christians had the chance to stand up for what's right, and they failed. Again. As usual. One problem with Gerson's piece is that he suggests a handful of evangelical leaders who aren't on the Trump train, and who provide a ...
As Bill Maher rightly pointed out last night, one of the only good things Donald Trump has done in the past year is turn evangelical Christianity into a .... as if he's the only one doing it, but that doesn't take away from his main point that Trump has exposed the moral bankruptcy of white evangelical Christians.
Katharine Hayhoe, a climate scientist and evangelical Christian, says she gets slammed every day on social media for her contributions to establishing that climate change is human-made. But on Monday, she was welcomed with applause at a United Nations-backed climate summit in the capital of ...
As an evangelical Christian, I have a long-standing appreciation for the unusual struggles and against-the-odds successes taking place in Israel. My interest in Israel started when I first watched the “Raid on Entebbe” in the late 1970's. I was amazed at the real-life daring and inventiveness of that audacious ...

President Trump, with First Lady Melania Trump and Franklin Graham, bows his head in prayer during a ceremony honoring the late Rev. Billy Graham at the U.S. Capitol building on Feb. 28. (Evan Vucci / Associated Press). To the editor: The juxtaposition of the March 1 op-ed articles "Holy crap: The ...
Katharine Hayhoe, a climate scientist and evangelical Christian, says she gets slammed every day on social media for her contributions to establishing that climate change is human-made. But on Monday, she was welcomed with applause at a United Nations-backed climate summit in the capital of ...
Last August, President Donald Trump sat behind the Resolute Desk in the Oval Office and looked me straight in the eyes. With a look of reflection and purposefulness, he discussed his upbringing and fondly recalled a vivid childhood memory from the 1950s: watching Billy Graham sermons on television ...
That's why I know white evangelical Christians aren't the stereotypes they resemble in too many stories and movies. They disagree with gay marriage and have qualms about the acceptance of transgender people not because of blind hatred, but because these are challenges to what they believe the Bible ...
The Rev. Billy Graham, the pastor and evangelical leader who died last week and is being laid to rest in Charlotte on Friday, built relationships across party lines, illustrated by the praise Presidents Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, Barack Obama and Donald Trump delivered after his death. But it likely will be ...
Billy Graham, I find it hard to recognize the evangelical Christianity I grew up with so many years ago. Randall Balmer provides some very specific reasons why Graham was different. He explains why Graham did not fall victim to the scandals of so many other well-known televangelists and itinerant ...
The death of Billy Graham occurred at a moment when white American evangelicals – a group that he, more than any other figure of the twentieth century, helped to galvanize and lead into the corridors of power – were stronger Republican partisans than ever, with 82 percent of white evangelical voters ...
But evangelical Christians in particular also face a time of reckoning as they populate the pews. How much longer can they support Donald Trump and face themselves in the mirror? So far the religious revolt has not come. Asked recently how he reconciles his political support for Trump with his faith, ...
Pastor Joshua Nink, right, prays for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, as his wife, Melania, watches after a Sunday service at First Christian Church, in Council Bluffs, Iowa, in January 2016. Jae C. Hong/AP. Donald Trump would be nowhere without his evangelical supporters. They voted for ...
A little-known Venezuelan evangelical pastor launched his bid to be the country's president on Sunday. Javier Bertucci, of the religious organisation The Gospel Changes, said: 'I want to make this nation great, I want to bring Jesus to this nation, because Jesus dignifies the heart of any believer.' Although ...
But evangelical Christians in particular also face a time of reckoning as they populate the pews. How much longer can they support Donald Trump and face themselves in the mirror? So far the religious revolt has not come. Asked recently how he reconciles his political support for Trump with his faith, ...

(Photo: Reuters/Carlo Allegri)Evangelical supporters of Donald Trump praying at a rally in Florida in this undated photo. "Am I still evangelical?" That is a question many believers in the United States are asking themselves these days. In the wake of the election of President Donald Trump in November ...
A group of all-male Christian leaders descended on Parliament Hill Wednesday to assert their right to not sign a new attestation requiring them to state respect for the right of women to choose whether to have an abortion. Story continues below. Last month, the government announced all employers ...
Talent show singers Amaia and Alfred will perform the ballad in Lisbon. Songwriter Sylvia Santoro: “I believe God has put things in the right place and time”. AUTHOR Evangelical Focus, Daniel Hofkamp, Joel Forster MADRID 30 JANUARY 2018 09:30 h GMT+1. Amaia and Alfred will perform in Lisbon the song authored by ...
The truth is that the evangelical Christian congregations, in response to their deep faith, are the first to open their doors to immigrants when there's a need and the federal government has issued green cards to foreign applicants. As a former refugee from a war torn country who was sponsored by a small ...
Even an alleged affair with a porn star hasn't proved enough for President Donald Trump to lose support from white evangelical Protestants. The powerful and influential voting bloc has instead defended Trump or given him a pass, unlike how it fiercely criticized former President Bill Clinton over his affair ...
Who is S.E. Cupp (is that even her real name?), and what is the point of her article? If it's "skeptics shouldn't criticize evangelical Christianity," show us why evangelical Christianity should not be criticized. Boreal • 25 minutes ago. Sip E. Cupp. jamesparson • 7 hours ago. Because Evangelical Christian God ...
OK, ask one — just one — evangelical Christian why they voted for Trump. Perkins spelled it out. Evangelical Christians, he says, “were tired of being kicked around by Barack Obama and his leftists. And I think they are finally glad that there's somebody on the playground that is willing to punch the bully.”.
(Photo: Reuters/Juan Carlos Ulate)Fabricio Alvarado, presidential candidate from the National Restoration party, speaks to the media in San Jose, Costa Rica, January 23, 2018. SAN JOSE — A conservative Christian evangelical has jumped to the front of the race in the first round of Costa Rica's ...
The rates of disaffiliation are even higher among young adults: 39 percent of those raised evangelical Christian no longer identify as such in adulthood. And while ... But equally troubling for those concerned about the vitality of evangelical Christianity, white evangelical Protestants are aging. Today, 62 ...
President Donald Trump is the leader Evangelicals have been looking for—despite his questionable moral behavior and alleged affair with porn star Stormy Daniels. This statement comes courtesy of Tony Perkins, president of the conservative Family Research Council, who spoke with Politico in a Tuesday ...
An Evangelical Christian charity has been accused of "cult-like fundamentalism" after it released a viral video which claimed that gay people can change their sexual orientation if they pray hard enough. Anchored North circulated the video through Facebook and YouTube, disguising it as a pro-LGBT+ ...
In the aftermath of Moore's campaign and (merciful) defeat, the minority of Evangelical Christians who found him horrifying are doing some public soul searching—well, except not really. Many recognize only the brand problem and are, more than anything, simply scrambling to get away from the term ...
I was looking forward to a stemwinder about how evangelical Christianity has discarded its principles and cozied up to corrupt, self-gratifying pretenders like Donald Trump and Roy Moore in the pursuit of power. Alas. Having opened with a bold statement, he immediately retreats from it, into the safety of ...
To the editor: Randall Balmer chronicles evangelical Christians' steady slide to lock-step support for morally compromised candidates. Indeed, since evangelicals' counterintuitive backing of Ronald Reagan, the GOP has done its utmost to secure that huge, manipulable voting bloc. (“The evangelical ...
President Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital last week made little sense to most Middle East experts. His own national security team opposed the decision. But for many white evangelical Christians, 81 percent of whom voted for Trump, it was great news. According to a recent poll released ...
Especially important are promises to the voters Trump sees as his base, who include a strong majority of evangelical Christians. “You can see it in his face,” said Robert Nicholson, executive director of The Philos Project, a conservative-leaning group that advocates for Christian involvement in the Middle ...
Evangelical Christians at their best suffer from a sickness of soul with a genesis in this “urgent sense of man's predicament.” They instinctively feel Jeremiah's lament that “the heart is desperately wicked” (Jer. 17:9). They feel the weight of failure, of weaknesses, of inadequacy, of sins. The burden makes ...
A conservative evangelical Christian has emerged as the front-runner to take the presidency in Costa Rica. Fabricio Alvarado Munoz, a singer and worship leader, will face a centre-left ruling party candidate in April, after he won a first round on Sunday by sharply opposing gay marriage. Munoz ...
Spain's Eurovision song composed by two evangelical Christians · Amended religion law to ban home group meetings in Kazakhstan · Sauli Niinisto, Finland's President for six more years · Evangelism could be banned in Bolivia · Zeman wins the Czech presidential election · “The church is incomplete ...
A man crashed his vehicle into Evangelical Christian School on Wednesday, with a witness calling it "a mission to self-destruct." The Lee County Sheriff's Office confirmed the driver's death but did not identify him. The school will be closed on Thursday. Witnesses saw the tan sedan speeding as it ...
How Czech evangelical Christians see the Bible, evangelism and prayer ... In 2017, the Czech Evangelical Alliance expanded its ongoing experiment in survey research with a survey of Czech Evangelical Christians. ... First, it can be said that Czech evangelical Christianity is alive and well. Survey ...
Conservative evangelical Christians in the US are “uncritically accepting” of Donald Trump's comments, a senior Church of England bishop has said. ... In October, Trump became the first sitting US President to address a summit held by the Family Research Council (FRC), an evangelical Christian group ...
In the aftermath of Moore's campaign and (merciful) defeat, the minority of Evangelical Christians who found him horrifying are doing some public soul searching—well, except not really. Many recognize only the brand problem and are, more than anything, simply scrambling to get away from the term ...
A senior Church of England bishop has lambasted conservative evangelical Christians in the US for their “uncritical support” of Donald Trump, urging them to reflect on how their endorsement of the president relates to their faith. Paul Bayes, the bishop of Liverpool, said “self-styled evangelicals” risked ...
Trump is arguably the logical culmination of some strains of right-wing evangelical Christianity in America, from the political theology of dominionism to the hermeneutics of presuppositional apologetics, dogmas which see no inconsistency to rendering all to a Caesar whom they have declared to be a Christ ...
Jesus said, “You will know Christians by the way they burn books that contain opinions they disagree with and send the charred remains back to the author, along with death threats.” At least that's what you might think when you hear about the horrific responses to evangelical author Jen Hatmaker, after she ...
Last fall, Jen Hatmaker, a popular evangelical author and speaker, started getting death threats. Readers mailed back her books to her home address, but not before some burned the pages or tore them into shreds. LifeWay Christian Stores, the behemoth retailer of the Southern Baptist Convention, pulled ...
Roy Moore's defeat to Doug Jones in the Alabama special election of the United States Senate is described by a political commentator is a stunning event. The GOP candidate as anticipated received a major portion of the white evangelical vote. Moore enjoyed 80 percent, Doug Jones of the Democrats ...
To the editor: Randall Balmer chronicles evangelical Christians' steady slide to lock-step support for morally compromised candidates. Indeed, since evangelicals' counterintuitive backing of Ronald Reagan, the GOP has done its utmost to secure that huge, manipulable voting bloc. (“The evangelical ...
In a shock result – which took the posters and pundits by surprise – conservative Republican Roy Moore has been defeated by Democrat Doug Jones for a vacancy in the US Senate. Advertisement. In the US, conservative states are called “Red States” (the colours of “left” and “right” are reversed to what ...
... 80 percent of white voters who self-identified as born-again or evangelical Christians voted for the former judge. About 18 percent voted for Jones, while another 2 percent chose to write in a candidate. About 76 percent of everyone else ― those who didn't identify as white evangelical Christian ― voted ...
God is not a real estate agent, the former bishop of Jerusalem said in response to US evangelical support for recognising Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Evangelical advocacy for Israel is a political position rooted in theology, experts say. President Donald Trump went against the advice of allies and ...
According to the magazine Christianity Today, white evangelical Christians cast their ballots for the real estate mogul-turned-politician at an 81 percent to 16 percent margin over Hillary Clinton. Polls in Alabama suggest that 70 percent of evangelicals plan to vote for Moore. Evangelical Christianity teaches ...


 

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