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Trump’s Dehumanizing Language Is An Assault Against Our Christian Foundation

13K SharesShare13KTweetPin100Share+1Reddit7EmailChristians can be found of all political and theological colors, but regardless of where one lands on the trajectory of Christianity, there’s one thing we should all be able to easily agree on: Donald Trump’s most recent dehumanizing language is actually an assault against the Christian foundation. While shocking or offensive language from Trump …

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If You Think Trump Was Picked By God, You Might Want to Read the Rest of That Bible Story

13K SharesShare13KTweetPin4Share+1Reddit8Email  My Christian brothers and sisters on the Religious Right seem to be quite fond of claiming that God himself had a direct role in making Donald Trump president. I recall Franklin Graham claimed that Trump’s rise to the American Throne was so bizarre that the only explanation could be that God himself was …

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Dear Evangelicals: Is Trump Still “Pro-Life” If He Gets Us All Killed?

13K SharesShare13KTweetPin4Share+1Reddit6EmailWhen a variety of evangelical arguments failed to morally justify support for Donald Trump in the past presidential election, their argument ultimately boiled down to this: “But, but, but… he’s pro-life.” On one hand, I get the argument. The question of “Who will best preserve and uphold life?” is a critical question to me. And …

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Why Impeaching Trump Could Make Everything Way, Way Worse

2K SharesShare2KTweetPin5Share+1RedditEmail Excited about the potential impeachment of Donald Trump? So was I at first, but here’s a few things to consider that might keep you up at night: Pence could be a worse president, because he is just as extreme as Trump but comes across much more “presidential” which would more quickly normalize extreme …

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5 Ways To Be Political The Way Jesus & Early Christians Were Political

9K SharesShare9KTweetPin12Share+1Reddit45Email Some say that Christianity by nature is political. To a great degree, that’s absolutely true– though I think we must be careful to not simply leave it there as if Christianity is political in the way the world is political– because it’s not. Christianity is political precisely because it declares that “Jesus is Lord.” …

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Dear Conservatives: Since When Did You Start Loving Executive Orders?

2K SharesShare2KTweetPin4Share+1RedditEmailDear Conservatives, You know, I’ve been watching– and here’s a funny thing: my memory isn’t too shabby. I watched you in my newsfeed for eight long years. I listened to you on the news, and on radio talk shows. I read the articles you wrote. A lot of us did. And here’s the thing: …

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