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POLL: Majority Of White Evangelicals Say Immigration And Racial Diversity Are A “Threat To American Values”

The Christian Post reports: White evangelical protestants are the only religious demographic in the United States in which the majority views immigrants as a “threat” to American values and sees the country’s increasing racial diversity as a bad thing, a new survey has found. A little over a week before the 2018 midterm elections, the Public Religion Research Institute on …

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48% Of Evangelicals Back Kavanaugh Even If Guilty

Vox reports: Forty-eight percent of white evangelicals say that embattled Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh should be confirmed even if the allegations of sexual assault against him are true. Marist asked 1,000 respondents from September 22 to 24 whether they would support Kavanaugh if the allegations by Christine Blasey Ford, who says Kavanaugh assaulted her at a high school party …

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Thousands Of Evangelicals Sign Petition Condemning Churches That Advocate For “The Social Justice Agenda”

From the far-right World Net Daily: A relatively unpublicized and unpromoted online statement for Christians to affirm their opposition to the “social justice” agenda of some American churches and reject “values borrowed from secular culture” is surging. Introduced only days ago, by Thursday afternoon it had nearly 5,000 signatures from individuals and groups, including churches. WND reported the initial signatories …

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Last Night Trump Warned Evangelicals That Democrats Will “End Everything Violently” If They Win Midterms

The New York Times reports: In remarks to evangelical ministers in the White House State Dining Room on Monday night, President Trump spoke in high-minded tones about religious liberty, abortion and youth unemployment. He noted a John Adams quote carved into the room’s fireplace: “I pray heaven to bestow the best of blessings on this house.” But once reporters and …

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CANADA: Supreme Court Rules Against Establishment Of Christian Law School On Grounds Of LGBT Rights

The CBC reports: Trinity Western University has lost its legal battle for a new evangelical Christian law school, with a Supreme Court of Canada ruling today that calls it “proportionate and reasonable” to limit religious rights in order to ensure open access for LGBT students. In a pair of 7-2 rulings, the majority of justices found the law societies of …

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Evangelicals Bash Pence For Inappropriate “Jingoistic” Speech To Southern Baptist Annual Meeting [VIDEO]

The Christian Post reports: Vice President Mike Pence’s speech before the Southern Baptist Convention is being criticized by many as being too focused on politics and President Donald Trump. At a speech before the SBC annual meeting at the Kay Bailey Dallas Convention Center in Dallas, Texas on Wednesday, Vice President Pence gave remarks that centered heavily on touting the …

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JERUSALEM: Evangelicals Flood City With “God Bless Trump” Messages On Buses, Billboards, And….Camels

The Jerusalem Post reports: Vice President Mike Pence might have postponed his trip to Israel, but the love for US President Donald Trump is still being felt throughout Jerusalem as 110 massive “God Bless Trump” signs went up in recent days throughout the city, on billboards, buses and even camels. The campaign was created by Dr. Mike Evans, a prominent …

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INDIANA: Evangelical Pastor Charged With Molesting Little Girls After Luring Them With Candy [VIDEO]

WIBC News reports: A Rush County pastor, accused of molesting three young members of his congregation. 72-year-old Garry Evans, pastor of Baptist Temple in Rushville, faces three counts of child molesting, four counts of sexual battery, and five counts of child solicitation. Court documents show that an investigation into Evans began September 4, when a three-year-old girl reported an encounter …

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Emboldened By Their White House Access, Dominionists Gather To Plot Turning America Into Christian Theocracy

Peter Montgomery reports at Right Wing Watch: The dominionist prayer warriors of POTUS Shield, a project launched by Trump-supporting “apostles” and “prophets” immediately after his election victory, met in Ohio last week to further their plans to take full advantage of their new high-level access. Among their goals: “sweeping” the federal courts of any judges whose rulings are not to …

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Christianity Today Denounces Donald Trump: He’s The Very Embodiment Of What The Bible Calls A Fool

Christianity Today‘s scathing pussygate editorial is making lots of news today. An excerpt: This past week, the latest (though surely not last) revelations from Trump’s past have caused many evangelical leaders to reconsider. This is heartening, but it comes awfully late. What Trump is, everyone has known and has been able to see for decades, let alone the last few …

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Evangelical Leader Richard Land Has The Georgia Sadz: Gov. Nathan Deal Choose Finances Over Freedom

“Whether or not Gov. Deal realizes it, religious liberties are being stripped away from people of all faiths every day. A religious liberties bill is not intended to discriminate, but instead to protect. Discrimination goes both ways. But choosing not to protect the faithful and their beliefs—a freedom that the U.S. Constitution affords us—discriminates against those who live their lives …

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Southern Baptists Head Denounces Trump: He’s A Serial Adulterer, Family Wrecker, Runs Casinos [VIDEO]

Evangelical leader Russell Moore, head of the Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, appeared on CNN last night to denounce Donald Trump as a unrepentant serial adulterer who has destroyed families. And then there’s Trump involvement in the sinful gambling industry, which also destroys families. Moore also has a problem with Trump’s declaration that he’s done nothing worthy of …

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Cessationism Vs Continuationism [VIDEO]

One of the more amusing internal battles currently raging in the evangelical world is that of the cessationists versus the continuationists, the latter of whom believe in speaking in tongues, annointings, miracles, and human prophets directly spoken to by God. (Think Robert Tilton, Cindy Jacobs, etc.) One of the most prominent critics of continuationism is megachurch Pastor John MacArthur, who …

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