John Fea writes at Current:
Arizona evangelical leaders prayed for her, laid hands on her, and anointed her with oil. One of those participating in this ritual was Mark Driscoll, the scandal-ridden megachurch pastor, co-founder of The Gospel Coalition and the Acts 29 Network, and plagiarizer.
He was the subject of a scathing Christianity Today podcast series titled “The Rise and Fall of Mars Hill.” After Seattle’s Mars Hill Church removed Driscoll as pastor, Driscoll resurfaced as the founding pastor of Trinity Church in Scottsdale.
In the Christian tradition, anointed men and women are set apart to do the will of God. Sometimes oil is used in anointing ceremonies. In other words, these evangelical pastors believe that God will use Kari Lake to advance His purposes in the world.
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Shortly after this deeply religious moment shared by all these evangelicals, Kari Lake made fun of an 82 year old guy getting his head cracked open with a hammer. If I weren’t an atheist I’d say god is probably not too pleased with @KariLake https://t.co/449olrE2Cu
— Michael (@Schmutzie_) October 31, 2022
Kari Lake just now: “Nancy Pelosi, well, she’s got protection when she’s in DC — apparently her house doesn’t have a lot of protection.” The crowd burst into laughter and the interviewer was laughing so hard he covered his face with his notes. pic.twitter.com/JCBxbrpw9V
— Kate Sullivan (@KateSullivanDC) October 31, 2022
Arizona gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake (R) gets a big laugh from the crowd after joking about Speaker Pelosi’s husband Paul being violently assaulted:
“Nancy Pelosi, well, she’s got protection when she’s in D.C. — apparently her house doesn’t have a lot of protection.” pic.twitter.com/8U647UTO9x
— The Recount (@therecount) October 31, 2022