Donald Trump Announces Evangelical Advisory Board

And here they are (from Politico):· Michele Bachmann - Former Congresswoman · A.R. Bernard - Senior Pastor and CEO, Christian Cultural Center · Mark Burns - Pastor, Harvest Praise and Worship Center · Tim Clinton - President, American Association of Christian Counselors · Kenneth and Gloria Copeland - Founders, Kenneth Copeland Ministries · James Dobson - Author, Psychologist and Host, My Family Talk · Jerry Falwell, Jr. - President, Liberty University · Ronnie Floyd - Senior Pastor, C … [Read more...]

Sutton Turner Files Motion to Dismiss RICO Lawsuit Against Him and Mark Driscoll

Yesterday, Sutton Turner filed a motion to dismiss the RICO lawsuit naming Mark Driscoll and him as defendants. He said he was never served and asked the court to dismiss the suit. I. RELIEF REQUESTEDDefendant John Sutton Turner requests an order dismissing all of Plaintiffs’ claims against him for failure to effectuate service of process on him within the 90-day period prescribed under FRCP 4(m).  Plaintiffs filed their complaint on February 29, 2016, and to date, have failed to serve Mr. T … [Read more...]

Dana Carvey’s Trump, Sanders, and Clinton Impressions (Video)

Just because this is hilarious. I especially love the Bernie impression.  … [Read more...]

What is Conservatism?

In his column about conservatives moving toward Trump as devilish deal making, Michael Gerson concludes with thoughts about what conservatism isn't: Conservatism is not misogyny. Conservatism is not nativism and protectionism. Conservatism is not religious bigotry and conspiracy theories. Conservatism is not anti-intellectual and anti-science. For the sake of partisanship — for a mess of pottage — some conservatives are surrendering their identity. He says what conservatism is not but not what … [Read more...]

Bill Kristol Announces The Renegade Party to Oppose Trump and Clinton

While the beginnings are modest, I think a third party could take off this year as both Republicans and Democrats experience buyer's remorse.Bill Kristol, Weekly Standard founder and conservative pundit, is not voting for Trump or Clinton and hopes to attract conservatives to a movement which could win three states and push the election into the House of Representatives.The Twitter account is here and a website is coming. What they lack is a candidate.  … [Read more...]

Yesterday John Wilsey Was On Line of Fire Talking About David Barton and American Exceptionalism

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary historian and professor John Wilsey was on Michael Brown's radio show Line of Fire yesterday talking about American Exceptionalism and David Barton.You can listen to it here. He was on from 25:00 to 49:00.Specifically he mentioned my book with Michael Coulter, Getting Jefferson Right: Fact Checking Claims about Our Third President as a factual response to Barton's The Jefferson Lies.Wilsey pointed out how Barton is often correct on certain … [Read more...]

Mark Driscoll’s The Trinity Church Will Host First Meeting on Easter Sunday

When Mark Driscoll ran Mars Hill Church, Easter Sunday was a big deal on the church calendar. It is no surprise then that the first gathering of The Trinity Church will be on Easter Sunday in their new/old location.Here is the announcement just sent a little while ago.Our New Church Family Has an Old Church Home! A church building with a rich past will serve as the new home of our future church. Pastor Mark Driscoll is excited to announce that The Trinity Church will host its first … [Read more...]

More Indian NGOs Get Gospel for Asia Donations and Other GFA Developments

There have been a few new developments in the Gospel for Asia story:2014 AuditAccording to good sources who spoke on condition of anonymity because they may face retribution, the 2014 GFA audit is complete. However, GFA is not releasing it to anyone at this time on the advice of counsel. This seems like a flimsy reason. GFA representatives regularly claim they want to regain membership in the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability and a clean audit available for review is one … [Read more...]