(RNS) — A charismatic preacher named Lance Wallnau appeared on the program of disgraced televangelist Jim Bakker to hawk a Donald Trump/King Cyrus gold coin. He claimed that the coin can be used as a 'point of contact' between Christians and God as they pray for the re-election of Trump in 2020. It is no joke — as some charismatic Christians see Trump as a divinely appointed figure.
(RNS) — Vice President Mike Pence was recently invited to give the commencement address at Indiana's Taylor University. Not everyone at the evangelical school is thrilled with the idea. The controversy reflects a broader debate among evangelical schools.
(RNS) — While a few conservative evangelical Trump supporters have openly criticized his administration's border policy separating children from their parents, most of the 'court evangelicals' have not. Their silence sheds light on how evangelicals have defined 'family values' for the past 40 years.
(RNS) If Kentucky couldn't bring Christianity and the Bible back into the schools in an overt way, it could at least bring it into the curriculum under the guise of history and social studies. (COMMENTARY)
(RNS) The fact that so many mainstream evangelical leaders opposed Trump's order, while 76 percent of their followers supported it, is further evidence of the way politics — particularly the Trump candidacy — divided American evangelicalism.