An online pro-Trump prayer meeting was filled with defiance on Wednesday night (Jan. 6), even as evangelical and charismatic supporters of President Donald Trump admitted that chances the election will be overturned were slim.
After White Supremacists stormed the U.S. Capitol, waving both Confederate and Christian flags during their insurrection, the nation needs Christian leaders who can bring healing, truth-telling, and justice. Al Mohler is not such a leader for this moment. He needs to step aside.
On Wednesday morning, an interfaith group of religious leaders gathered outside of Luther Place Memorial Church in the nation’s capital. Later that day, a pro-Trump mob attacked the U.S. Capitol, with some carrying Christian symbols.
Ebenezer Baptist Church. A rich history since its founding in 1886 by formerly-enslaved persons. The final resting place of Martin Luther King Jr. The location of his funeral, as well as that of others like Rep. John Lewis. And now the church of a U.S.
Democrat Raphael Warnock, a Black Baptist pastor, won one of Georgia’s two Senate runoffs, becoming the first Black senator in his state’s history and putting the Senate majority within the party’s reach.
As the calendar flips to 2021, gyms and weight-loss programs are bombarding us with some version of, “New Year, new you” campaigns. And nobody needs more honest reflection and a “New Year, new you” campaign more than the church after its response to 2020.