Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Dr. Anthony Bradley ― Understanding Trump’s evangelicals

An angry group wants its 1950s America back.

(World Magazine)

Should Trump be considered a member of the evangelical world? While others seem puzzled with this phenomenon, I’m actually glad to see it because it exposes the heart and reality of a core group of American evangelicals today.

When Liberty University president Jerry Falwell Jr. officially endorsed Trump, Russell Moore, who heads the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission, asked if evangelical Trump supporters had “lost their values.” Given Trump’s clear lack of moral character, Moore asserted, “To back Mr. Trump, these voters must repudiate everything they believe.” The Gospel Coalition’s Trevin Wax questioned the true faith of South Carolina evangelicals, suspecting that they may not be “real” Christians because their church attendance lags behind bona fide evangelicals.

Read the full article HERE