Response to “A Message for Christians About Donald Trump”

Click here for the article in question I’ve seen a few Facebook friends and family sharing this article recently and felt a need to comment. This also serves as a follow up to my last post. I was actually surprised this article wasn’t on The Babylon Bee since it reads almost like satire. It involves a lot of projecting onto Trump what the author thinks America needs without consideration of the score of saviors God has sent for his people throughout history. Consider, for example, Noah, Joseph, Moses, Joshua, Gideon, David, even Jesus himself. Although Trump shares few characteristics with... Continue reading →

Should Trump be the Christian Front-runner?

I don’t really read the NYTimes, but I ran across this article by Frank Bruni earlier: Trump-ward, Christian Soldiers? I don’t agree with a lot of what Bruni says here, but he makes a good point. I applaud Trump for blowing up the PC culture in this election cycle, and I’m all for a patrolled wall at the border. However, the fact that Trump as a person embodies very few Christian moral traits seems surprisingly irrelevant to many evangelicals. It’s not just that he has changed his political stances, but that even his character seems irrelevant. He is being lionizedĀ for... Continue reading →