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February 19, 9:20 AM
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Pastor blows up the 'love affair between Donald Trump and American evangelicals' - Raw Story

Pastor blows up the 'love affair between Donald Trump and American evangelicals' - Raw Story | Apollyon | Scoop.it

Evangelical Christians are not going to be convinced by the left to reject Donald Trump, but there's still hope it may happen anyway, according to one former pastor.

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October 2, 2023 2:04 PM
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Far-right evangelicals now in disarray over key Trump positions - Raw Story

Far-right evangelicals now in disarray over key Trump positions - Raw Story | Apollyon | Scoop.it

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has tried to convince far-right white evangelicals that he is more anti-abortion than 2024 presidential frontrunner Donald Trump, noting that Trump criticized him for signing a six-week abortion ban into law. So far, however, it isn't working: Polls released in late September find second-place candidate DeSantis trailing well behind Trump.

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September 9, 2023 11:33 AM
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How 'MAGA cultists' and 'white evangelical cruelty' are making young American Christians avoid church - AlterNet.org

How 'MAGA cultists' and 'white evangelical cruelty' are making young American Christians avoid church - AlterNet.org | Apollyon | Scoop.it

In polls conducted in 2015 and 2022, the Barna Group asked respondents how much they agreed or disagreed with the following statement: "It is becoming harder to find mature young Christians who want to become pastors.

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April 21, 2023 1:03 PM
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Think you understand Trump’s relationship with white evangelical Protestants? Think again - RawStory.com

Think you understand Trump’s relationship with white evangelical Protestants? Think again - RawStory.com | Apollyon | Scoop.it

Long overdue is our discussion of the criminally indicted former president, his reportedly vexed link to white evangelical Protestants and antiabortion politics – especially, the GOP’s post-Roe yearning to ban access to abortion.

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February 13, 2023 8:46 PM
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Evangelical group facing backlash over Super Bowl Jesus commercials: report - RawStory.com

Evangelical group facing backlash over Super Bowl Jesus commercials: report - RawStory.com | Apollyon | Scoop.it

According to a report from CNN, two commercials that will run during Sunday's widely-viewed Super Bowl are stirring up a hornet's nest of opposition from Christians which has the spokesperson for the evangelical group behind the ads attempting to calm the waters.

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December 23, 2022 6:32 PM
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GOP will 'get crushed': Pastor says evangelicals don't want to nominate 'elementary schoolchild' Trump - RawStory.com

GOP will 'get crushed': Pastor says evangelicals don't want to nominate 'elementary schoolchild' Trump - RawStory.com | Apollyon | Scoop.it

A “silent majority” that supported Donald Trump in his 2016 and 2020 presidential runs is now quietly bowing out, Vanity Fair reports.The University of Chicago Divinity School’s magazine reported that nearly 81 percent of “self-identifying white evangelical voters” voted for Trump in 2016.

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December 14, 2022 9:50 AM
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Who can recognize the bad faith amongst white evangelicals? - RawStory.com

Who can recognize the bad faith amongst white evangelicals? - RawStory.com | Apollyon | Scoop.it

Among the many problems endemic to the Washington press corps is the dearth of reporters and producers born into ultra-conservative religious traditions but had, by the grace of God, found a way out. 

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November 21, 2022 11:02 PM
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Evangelicals enraged over Trump betrayal - RawStory.com

Evangelicals enraged over Trump betrayal - RawStory.com | Apollyon | Scoop.it

Evangelicals who supported former President Donald Trump's campaign and presidency are expressing apprehension about him as he embarks on his third presidential run. 

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October 8, 2022 7:42 PM
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The Christian right's self-destruction is unfolding before our eyes - RawStory.com

The Christian right's self-destruction is unfolding before our eyes - RawStory.com | Apollyon | Scoop.it

I almost feel sorry for Herschel Walker. He is so clearly unfit for the job of United States senator that it's uncomfortable to watch him flounder about, unable to coherently answer even the simplest questions or offer any reasons why he should be one of the most powerful people in government. 

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October 27, 2020 11:14 PM
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‘Ideological tunnel vision’: Conservative Christian scolds his fellow evangelicals for ignoring the threat posed by ‘unstable’ Trump – Raw Story

‘Ideological tunnel vision’: Conservative Christian scolds his fellow evangelicals for ignoring the threat posed by ‘unstable’ Trump – Raw Story | Apollyon | Scoop.it
CNN correspondent Brianna Keilar spoke with writer and editor Matt Kaufman about his op-ed, “Why Christians Should Dump Trump.” “I mean, there are many Evangelicals who voted for President Trump and are expected to vote for him again,” Keilar said.
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October 3, 2023 10:30 AM
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'As un-Christian as it gets': Conservative wallops evangelicals for 'worship' of Trump - Raw Story

'As un-Christian as it gets': Conservative wallops evangelicals for 'worship' of Trump - Raw Story | Apollyon | Scoop.it

Conservative columnist Matt Lewis has written a new piece for The Daily Beast where he hammers American evangelicals for "worshipping" former President Donald Trump, an act which he describes as "un-Christian as it gets."

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September 18, 2023 7:20 AM
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Evangelicals losing their grip on the Republican Party as 2024 election looms - Raw Story

Evangelicals losing their grip on the Republican Party as 2024 election looms - Raw Story | Apollyon | Scoop.it

Based upon recent speeches made by the leading contenders for the Republican Party's 2024 presidential nomination, there appears to be a growing rift between what evangelicals want as the top priority of the next GOP administration and what the potential nominees are offering.

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August 11, 2023 10:32 AM
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'It's not a minority!': Morning Joe snaps at evangelical blowing off far-right Christian extremism - RawStory.com

'It's not a minority!': Morning Joe snaps at evangelical blowing off far-right Christian extremism - RawStory.com | Apollyon | Scoop.it

Reacting to comments from Christian leader Russell Moore that pastors nationwide are growing alarmed by the number of members of their congregations who appear to heed the words of Donald Trump over Jesus Christ, a Christian author tried to downplay the report...

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April 1, 2023 1:43 PM
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Will Trump indictment make white evangelicals ditch ‘imperfect vessel’? | Donald Trump | The Guardian

Will Trump indictment make white evangelicals ditch ‘imperfect vessel’? | Donald Trump | The Guardian | Apollyon | Scoop.it

White conservative Christians drawn to the ‘Make America Great Again’ slogan have long accepted that the former president is not an ethical paragon

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January 16, 2023 11:36 PM
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Trump Lashes Out at 'Disloyalty' of Unsupportive Evangelical Leaders - Newsweek.com

Trump Lashes Out at 'Disloyalty' of Unsupportive Evangelical Leaders - Newsweek.com | Apollyon | Scoop.it

The same group that likely sent Trump to the White House in 2016 now seems reluctant to back him publicly.

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December 22, 2022 6:14 PM
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“We Will Get Destroyed”: Evangelicals Are Quietly Ditching Donald Trump’s 2024 Bid - VanityFair.com

“We Will Get Destroyed”: Evangelicals Are Quietly Ditching Donald Trump’s 2024 Bid - VanityFair.com | Apollyon | Scoop.it

Several prominent pastors say their congregations are looking to others like Mike Pence and Ron DeSantis to steer the Republican Party back on track. “Donald Trump has to go,” as one evangelical columnist put it.

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November 25, 2022 8:44 PM
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Christian Trump event left evangelical pastor 'absolutely terrified and horrified' - RawStory.com

Christian Trump event left evangelical pastor 'absolutely terrified and horrified' - RawStory.com | Apollyon | Scoop.it

An evangelical pastor has made it his new mission to lead his fellow Christians away from what he believes is a self-destructive worship of former President Donald Trump. 

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October 22, 2022 3:30 PM
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Nashville's entangled 'Prayer Trade' is a warning to the rest of the country - ReligionNews.com

Nashville's entangled 'Prayer Trade' is a warning to the rest of the country - ReligionNews.com | Apollyon | Scoop.it

(RNS) — 'God,' we might say, is big business and big politics, too, in Nashville.

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October 5, 2022 10:00 AM
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'Decadent and depraved' evangelical Christians ripped for sticking by Herschel Walker - RawStory.com

'Decadent and depraved' evangelical Christians ripped for sticking by Herschel Walker - RawStory.com | Apollyon | Scoop.it

The Christian conservative movement in America is receiving harsh criticism for embracing situation morality by continuing to back Herschel Walker despite his scandals. Less than 24 hours after The Daily Beast’s explosive report about Herschel Walker allegedly paying for an abortion...

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