Posts tagged: Franklin Graham

Conservative Pastors Are Distancing Themselves from the 2016 Election

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The November election is likely to be an intense, brutal fight to the finish, with the Republican candidate Donald Trump needing all of the friends and supporters he can muster. As was evident by his recent statements at the historical “Conversation” event in New York City, where he spoke about religious liberty and related matters to more than 1,000 evangelical leaders, he is counting on widespread support from conservative Christians and their churches in his battle for the presidency.… Continue Reading

Evangelicals Accuse Fellow Believers of Abandoning Faith to Support Trump

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Written by Jon Ward

Donald Trump’s support from self-identified evangelical voters has sparked a debate among Christian leaders over what that term means, and a move to narrow the definition of this term or abandon it altogether.

The civil war within American Christianity that Trump’s candidacy has sparked is similar to the one going on inside the Republican Party, with a particularly large faction dead set against ever supporting Trump.

The split is between a subset of evangelicals best categorized as “creedal” believers — those who take their faith most seriously and who oppose Trump.… Continue Reading

Graham’s New Crusade

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Written by Gary Bauer

Billy Graham, America’s beloved evangelist, saved many souls during his lifetime at massive gatherings he called “crusades.” His son, Reverend Franklin Graham, launched a new crusade this week aimed at saving America.

Franklin Graham made headlines recently when he announced that he had switched his political registration and had become an independent, something many conservatives have done in recent years. But, as we reported and the media ignored, Graham was in no way telling people to abandon the culture war and avoid the political process.… Continue Reading

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