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No, The Gospel Isn’t “Good News” For Everyone

13K SharesShare13KTweetPin4Share+1Reddit8Email Over the years I’ve been fond of saying, “if the Gospel isn’t good news for everyone, it isn’t good news for anyone.” When I’ve said it, I believed it and said it with sincerity. I can also recognize that I said it in part to push-back against the faith of my youth which …

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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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The *Actual* Persecution of Christians In Trump’s America

13K SharesShare13KTweetPin8Share+1Reddit6EmailThose on the Religious Right claim that Trump is a Christian president who cares about Christian values. Those on the Religious Right also claim that Trump is going to protect Christians from being persecuted for practicing their faith. But those who are on the front lines of being the hands and feet of Jesus know …

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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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I’m Sorry, But Donald Trump Is NOT “Pro-Life”

ShareTweetPinShare+1RedditEmailAs we’ve watched the election unfold during this painfully long political season, we’ve watched Evangelical Christians swing from one extreme to another. During the primary season, Evangelicals were overwhelmingly vocal about how horrid Donald Trump is as a presidential candidate, at one point sparking the whole #NeverTrump movement. Yet, when he became the nominee, they finally …

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Yo, America: Maine Already Tried The Whole Trump Thing. It Didn’t Work.

ShareTweetPinShare+1RedditEmailSo listen, America. We, the people of Maine, have some wisdom to share with you. I’m sure some of you are unaware that we even exist– we basically live in Canada even though we’re technically one of the 50 states. We live quiet lives up here, and most of us tend to like it that …

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How Christian Fundamentalism Is Making A Concerning Comeback In America

ShareTweetPinShare+1RedditEmail American culture is currently experiencing what some, and now I, am calling New Wave Fundamentalism. The original fundamentalists stem from the early 20th Century, and was rooted largely in fear– fear over this new concept of evolution, fear that culture was growing too liberal, fear that the nation was drifting from God, and fear that it …

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