This is What a Court Evangelical Sounds Like

Messiah College's chair of the history department John Fea coined the phrase "court evangelical" to describe evangelical leaders who defend Donald Trump no matter what he does. Even Republican Senators have expressed confusion and negative reactions to the firing of James Comey, but not the court evangelicals. Watch:"We need to concentrate on these real accomplishments instead of being distracted by the manufactured Comey crisis" ~ @robertjeffress #MAGA … [Read more...]

Robert Jeffress: Trump’s Supreme Court Pick Covers a Multitude of Sins

Apparently, it doesn't matter what Trump does as long as he appoints judges acceptable to the religious right.  Watch Robert Jeffress preach the Trump gospel..@robertjeffress: It is amazing how 1 or 2 conservative Supreme Court picks will cover a multitude of sins with Evangelicals. pic.twitter.com/frY1MtHwt6— FOX Business (@FoxBusiness) March 27, 2017 … [Read more...]

Does Christianity Need Donald Trump’s Help?

Editors' Note: This article is part of the Patheos Public Square on Faith and the Election. Read other perspectives here.Now that Donald Trump is the GOP’s presumptive presidential nominee, we can look back at some of the promises he has made. Of interest to the current Patheos Public Square conversation on faith and politics are his promises to make businesses say Merry Christmas and his pledge to “work like Hell” for Christian power.In February, Pastor of First Baptist Church in Dallas … [Read more...]