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Russell Moore

UPDATE: Growing SBC Call for Russell Moore’s Resignation—African-American Pastors Call for Reconciliation

"We must not be ignorant of the schemes of the enemy to divide us,” SBC Pastor Byron Day says.
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Trump to Planned Parenthood: You Can Keep Your Funding if You Stop Performing Abortions

“Polling shows the majority of Americans oppose public funding for abortion, even those who identify as pro-choice," President Trump says.
Prayer

Federal Court to Decide Whether Prayers Before Public Meetings Are ‘Unconstitutional’

When Peter Bormuth started attending county commissioner meetings in Jackson County, Michigan, he took offense over the fact that only Christian prayers were offered at the beginning of the meetings.
Porn Crisis

Virginia and South Dakota Legislatures Acknowledge Porn As ‘Public Health Crisis’

The resolution that passed in South Dakota lists a host of problems (such as sex trafficking) porn creates for individuals and societies.
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World Relief Forced to Lay Off 140+ Employees Due to Trump’s Refugee Ban

Scott Arbeiter, President of World Relief, says not only is the loss of over 140 jobs “deeply troubling”, but additionally the people they are forced to let go "have served diligently and sacrificially—some of them for many years.”
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Poll: Evangelicals Most in Favor of Repealing Johnson Amendment

47 percent of evangelicals feel churches should be allowed to “engage in political activity,” while only 34 percent do not agree.
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100+ Evangelical Leaders Appeal to Trump and Pence in Washington Post Ad Over Refugee...

"This executive order dramatically reduces the overall number of refugees allowed this year, robbing families of hope and a future. And it could well cost them their lives."
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Ann Voskamp Among Protestors Outside the National Prayer Breakfast

“I don’t think security negates compassion… We have to be motivated by compassion, not by fear.” —Ann Voskamp
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Trump Promises to ‘Totally Destroy’ the Johnson Amendment in National Prayer Breakfast Speech

"I will...allow our representatives of faith to speak freely and without fear of retribution."
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Evangelical Leaders Thrilled Over Trump’s Supreme Court Nominee

According to Russell Moore, Gorsuch is "a brilliant and articulate defender of Constitutional originalism in the mold of the man he will replace: Justice Antonin Scalia."
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Mike Pence Becomes First Vice President to Attend March for Life

"We will not rest until we restore a culture of life in America for ourselves and our posterity."
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Evangelicals Push Back on Trump’s Ban on Refugees

“The question for the American Christian is: Will we speak out on behalf of those who are running from the very terror that we are rightly trying to put an end to?”
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House Makes First Move to Permanently Ban Taxpayer Money From Funding Abortions

If the bill also passes in the Senate, it will move to President Trump, whose office has already communicated his inclination to sign the bill into law.

Trump Admits He’s “OK” With Same-Sex Marriage, but Plans to Stay Strong on Pro-Life...

President-elect Trump shared his current views on immigration, same-sex marriage and abortion—in a recent '60 Minutes' interview.

Trump Wins: 5 Post-Election Thoughts for the Church

The church shines its light through action, not its political leaders.

Who Would Jesus Vote for—Trump, Clinton or Neither? If the Bible Tells Us Anything,...

Seriously, I don’t think Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton would’ve been on Jesus’ radar much more than Caesar.

Is It UnChristian to Vote for a Third Party Candidate?

Read church history and you’ll see some of the worst atrocities in human history justified by people calling themselves followers of Jesus, but craving earthly kingdom power.

What’s the Deal With Wikileaks? And Why Does It Matter for This Election?

Ultimately it’s hard to see how whatever Wikileaks is accomplishing outweighs its ugly associations.

Lifeway Research: Economy and National Security Biggest Issues for Evangelical Voters

“For churchgoers and those with evangelical beliefs, their pocketbook and personal safety are paramount”
There's a (Very) Slim Chance This Thrid Party Candidate Could Be the Next President

There’s a (Very) Slim Chance This Third-Party Candidate Could Be the Next President

Right now, a vote for a pro-life, moderately conservative candidate with a 1-3 percent chance of being President might trump the other options.
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