politics

#MAGA Church: The Doomsday Prophet Who Says the Bible Predicted Trump

On a Sunday morning at Beth Israel Worship Center in Wayne, N.J., a bearded pastor named Jonathan Cahn stood on an elevated platform, gazing over a full house. Stage lights shifted from blue to white as the backing band played a drifting melody. Two men hoisted curled rams’ horns and let out long blasts. “Some …

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How Christians Can Prepare for the 2020 Election

On Thursday, November 10, 2016, my classroom at John Brown University teemed with a palpable sense of both quiet fervor and also numb disbelief. Later I learned many students had watched the election results together, one group applauding and cheering as the outcome became more certain, another shrinking from disappointment to fear to anguish. On …

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Apostolic Leadership, including David K. Bernard, Tour Border Facilities: Report Humane, Well-Maintained Facilities

On Thursday November 14, 2019, a group tour by the National Apostolic Christian Leadership Conference, newly organized & endorsed by UPCI was taken of the border facilities in McAllen and Harlingten, Texas. Bishop David K. Bernard is one of the people who went on the tour with other church officials arranged by President Trump’s religious …

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Chick-Fil-A: Twitter reacts, backlash rises as world reacts to new giving policy

Yesterday, the world found out that Chick-Fil-A was changing its Foundation’s giving focus and no longer supporting two prominent Christian charities accused of being anti-LGBT by many on the left. Well, we have all had a night to think about it and it appears that there might be a little bit of hysteria and over …

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What if the Trump prophecies are true?

In a recent article, Christian journalist Stephen Strang cited prophecies delivered in 2007 by the late Kim Clement, which pointed to Donald Trump being a two-term president. Are these true prophecies? And if so, how should they influence our voting? Some, of course, do not believe there is such a thing as prophecy at all, especially in our …

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Netflix show calls ‘thoughtful, compassionate’ conservatives ‘unicorns’

The third season of “Designated Survivor” reportedly attacks conservatives, suggesting in one of its episodes that it was extremely rare to see a “thoughtful, compassionate conservative.” The show, which has moved from ABC to Netflix, portrays the character Cornelius Moss, a Republican presidential candidate, as a sleazy politician who admits to adopting increasingly extreme views to fit …

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California Dems agree to full health benefits for many low-income illegal immigrants, in swipe at Trump

In a stance to distance itself from President Trump’s administration, California is set to become the first state in the country to pay for tens of thousands of illegal immigrants to have full health benefits. Under an agreement between Gov. Gavin Newsom and Democrats in the state legislature, low-income adults between the ages of 19 and 25 living in California illegally …

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The Political Classification of the American Evangelical

The Center for Religious and Civic Culture (CRCC) at the University of Southern California (USC) was published that looked to classify American Evangelicals politically into a number of smaller groups based upon unifying factors of how they interpret (and act upon) civic life. The entire study can be found at this link. The published criteria …

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“Culmination of a Quiet Revolution” Says Irish Prime Minister as Vote to Legalize Abortion Passes

The Irish have swept aside one of the most restrictive abortion bans in the developed world in a landslide vote that reflects Ireland’s emergence as a socially liberal country no longer obedient to Catholic dictates. With all ballots counted and turnout at a historic high, election officials reported that 66.4 percent voted to overturn Ireland’s …

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The Biblical Case for the Jerusalem Embassy

Why is it important to Christians that President Trump moved the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem? First, let me say that this move is a promise kept by President Trump, and as Christians, we are grateful and appreciative that he kept his word on such a critical issue. This is something that has been anticipated for …

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Are right-wing evangelicals causing the rise in religious ‘nones’?

The number of Americans identifying as atheists, agnostics, or as not having any religious preference, collectively known as ‘nones‘, has reached record highs. At the time of writing, a full quarter of Americans claim no religious affiliation. The rise of nonreligious Americans over the last two decades has been rather dramatic, particularly when you recall that …

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Cruz: ‘Shameful’ for Democrats to Cut Homeschoolers Out of Tax Bill

The House is set to vote again on Wednesday on a modified tax bill that has been stripped of several provisions, including part of an amendment proposed by Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) that would give a tax subsidy to families who homeschool their children. In a late maneuver, Senators Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) successfully argued that the …

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