Tag: Evangelicals

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Exclusive — Evangelical Pastor Robert Jeffress Prays at Jerusalem Embassy; Romney Attacks

Former presidential candidate Mitt Romney has joined the attack against Pastor Robert Jeffress for praying at Monday’s ceremony moving the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Romney faults the longtime supporter of the Jewish state for what many regard as Jeffress’ mainstream evangelical Christian beliefs about sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

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Papal Advisers Bash American Christians in Bigoted Screed

In a peculiar, rambling essay, papal adviser Father Antonio Spadaro SJ has caricatured white southern evangelicals as well as conservative American Catholics as ignorant, theocratic, Manichean, war-mongering fanatics anxiously awaiting the apocalypse.

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Atheist Frank Schaeffer Slams Rev. Franklin Graham for Supporting Trump

In a rabid new op-ed, atheist author Frank Schaeffer blasts leading evangelicals Revs. Franklin Graham and Jerry Falwell Jr. for their support of President-elect Donald Trump, suggesting that they have betrayed their biblical values in exchange for white supremacy and irrationality.

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NAACP’s Barber: White Evangelical Movement Engaging in Heresy

During Saturday’s broadcast of “AM Joy” on MSNBC, North Carolina NAACP President Rev. William Barber claimed the white evangelicals are engaging “in a form of heresy” by supporting GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump even though he has alleged violence towards

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Carson to Scarborough: Evangelicals Are Not Choosing the ‘Preacher-in-Chief’

Wednesday on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” former Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon Dr. Ben Carson, a former candidate for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, explained why presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump can appeal to evangelical Christians despite not having a complete knowledge

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Donald Trump Launches Evangelical Advisory Board

On the same day that presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump met with roughly 1,000 faith leaders, his campaign announced an Evangelical Executive Advisory board.

American television personality and radio host Glenn Beck talks from his knees about Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz during a campaign event at the Johnson County Fairgrounds January 31, 2016 inIowa City, Iowa.

Christian Post: Southern Evangelical Pastor Jeffress Slams Glenn Beck

The Christian Post is following up on a story first reported at Breitbart News, that Robert Jeffress, pastor of the First Baptist Church in Dallas, Texas, is rebuking Glenn Beck for claiming that “all throughout the South the Evangelicals are not listening to their God.”

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Donald Trump Leads Marco Rubio By 16 Points in Florida Poll

The latest Quinnipiac poll of Florida Republicans shows that Donald Trump is now leading that state with 44 percent of the vote, while home state Senator Marco Rubio is in second with only 28 percent. Ted Cruz is now in third place with 12 percent.

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SHOCK: Polls Show Trump Leads Cruz Among South Carolina Evangelicals

Four recent polls of the South Carolina GOP primary show that Donald Trump leads Ted Cruz among the 65 percent of likely GOP primary voters who self-describe as evangelical Christians. CNN, Public Policy Polling (PPP), Emerson College, and Opinion Savvy

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How Cruz Beat Expert Predictions and Outran Trump

When the votes were finally counted, the Iowa caucus wasn’t that close at all. Texas Sen. Ted Cruz cruised to a 4-point win over national frontrunner Donald Trump and bested late-rising Sen. Marco Rubio by 6 points.

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump delivers the convocation at the Vines Center on the campus of Liberty University January 18, 2016 in Lynchburg, Virginia.

Jerry Falwell Jr. Endorses Donald Trump

President of Liberty University Jerry Falwell Jr. – the site where Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) launched his presidential campaign – endorsed Donald Trump for President of the United States on Tuesday.

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How Donald Trump Can Win Iowa

Donald Trump has a giant, evangelical-shaped hurdle to jump if he wants to win in Iowa. Here’s how he does it.

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Marco Rubio Campaign Says He ‘Is Leading Billy Graham Wing’ of Evangelical Christians

An email message sent out Friday morning by the campaign of Republican presidential contender Marco Rubio claims the junior senator from Florida “is leading the Billy Graham wing” of evangelical Christians, while Ted Cruz “is leading the Jerry Falwell wing,” and GOP frontrunner Donald Trump “is leading the Jimmy Swaggart wing.”