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>>> CHRISTIANITY TODAY ONE OF

>>> CHRISTIANITY TODAY ONE OF THE PREMIER EVANGELICAL

THE PREMIER EVANGELICAL PUBLICATIONS IN AMERICA

PUBLICATIONS IN AMERICA CONTINUES TO STAND BY ITS

CONTINUES TO STAND BY ITS EDITORIAL CALLING FOR TRUMP TO

EDITORIAL CALLING FOR TRUMP TO BE REMOVED FROM OFFICE.

BE REMOVED FROM OFFICE. YESTERDAY AFTER SUFFERING A

YESTERDAY AFTER SUFFERING A BARRAGE OF CRITICISM FROM THE

BARRAGE OF CRITICISM FROM THE PRESIDENT AND HIS SUPPORTERS,

PRESIDENT AND HIS SUPPORTERS, CHRISTIANITY REAFFIRMED ITS

CHRISTIANITY REAFFIRMED ITS STANCE, WE HOLD FAST TO OUR VIEW

STANCE, WE HOLD FAST TO OUR VIEW THAT THE WHOLEHEARTED

THAT THE WHOLEHEARTED EVANGELICAL EMBRACE OF TRUMP HAS

EVANGELICAL EMBRACE OF TRUMP HAS BEEN ENORMOUSLY COSTLY.

BEEN ENORMOUSLY COSTLY. EVANGELICALS WHO SUPPORT TRUMP

EVANGELICALS WHO SUPPORT TRUMP HAVE BEEN VOCALLY CRITICAL OF

HAVE BEEN VOCALLY CRITICAL OF THE PUBLICATION, THE CHRISTIAN

THE PUBLICATION, THE CHRISTIAN POST PUBLISHED A LIST OF 200

POST PUBLISHED A LIST OF 200 LEADERS CONDEMNING THE CALL FOR

LEADERS CONDEMNING THE CALL FOR TRUMPS REMOVAL.

TRUMPS REMOVAL. THE LIST INCLUDES PEOPLE LIKE

THE LIST INCLUDES PEOPLE LIKE RALPH REED, AND FORMER

RALPH REED, AND FORMER CONGRESSWOMAN MICHELE BACHMANN.

CONGRESSWOMAN MICHELE BACHMANN. ALL OF THIS HAS TRIGGERED A

ALL OF THIS HAS TRIGGERED A FASCINATING CONVERSATION ABOUT

FASCINATING CONVERSATION ABOUT THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE

THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE WHITE EVANGELICAL CHRISTIAN

WHITE EVANGELICAL CHRISTIAN MOVEMENT AND THE PRESIDENT OF

MOVEMENT AND THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES.

THE UNITED STATES. JOINING ME NOW IS SOMEONE WHOS

JOINING ME NOW IS SOMEONE WHOS THOUGHT A LOT ABOUT CHRISTIAN

THOUGHT A LOT ABOUT CHRISTIAN THEOLOGY POLITICS, REVEREND

THEOLOGY POLITICS, REVEREND WILLIAM BARR

WILLIAM BARR WILLIAM BARBER, COALITION LEADER

WILLIAM BARBER, COALITION LEADER OF THE POOR PEOPLES CAMPAIGN.

OF THE POOR PEOPLES CAMPAIGN. IM CURIOUS WHAT YOU MADE OF THE

IM CURIOUS WHAT YOU MADE OF THE EDITORIAL ITSELF.

EDITORIAL ITSELF. >> WELL, FIRST, CHRIS, WHEN YOU

>> WELL, FIRST, CHRIS, WHEN YOU THINK ABOUT CHRISTIAN MORAL

THINK ABOUT CHRISTIAN MORAL CRITIQUE IN A VIEWPOINT, RACIST

CRITIQUE IN A VIEWPOINT, RACIST VOTER SUPPRESSION, RACIST

VOTER SUPPRESSION, RACIST ATTACKS ON LATINOS, TAKING

ATTACKS ON LATINOS, TAKING PEOPLES HEALTH CARE, REFUSING

PEOPLES HEALTH CARE, REFUSING TO ADDRESS POVERTY ARE ALL

TO ADDRESS POVERTY ARE ALL VIOLATIONS OF CHRISTIAN

VIOLATIONS OF CHRISTIAN MORALITY, ARE ALL SINFUL, AND

MORALITY, ARE ALL SINFUL, AND ARE ALL THE WRONG DIRECTION FOR

ARE ALL THE WRONG DIRECTION FOR A NATION.

A NATION. SO WHEN CHRISTIANITY TODAY SAYS

SO WHEN CHRISTIANITY TODAY SAYS THAT WHATEVER THE BENEFITS OF

THAT WHATEVER THE BENEFITS OF TRUMPS PRESIDENCY, THEY MUST

TRUMPS PRESIDENCY, THEY MUST STAND AGAINST HIS IMMORALITY, IT

STAND AGAINST HIS IMMORALITY, IT KIND OF REINFORCES THIS

KIND OF REINFORCES THIS DISTORTED MORAL NARRATIVE THAT

DISTORTED MORAL NARRATIVE THAT YOU FOCUS ON THE PERSON AND NOT

YOU FOCUS ON THE PERSON AND NOT THE POLICIES.

THE POLICIES. AND I MEAN, I CAN ACTUALLY

AND I MEAN, I CAN ACTUALLY CELEBRATE AS AN EVANGELICAL THAT

CELEBRATE AS AN EVANGELICAL THAT THEY TOOK THE STAND, I

THEY TOOK THE STAND, I UNDERSTAND THE OFFICE GETTING

UNDERSTAND THE OFFICE GETTING ALL KINDS OF MEAN SPIRITED HATE

ALL KINDS OF MEAN SPIRITED HATE AND WHATNOT, BUT ITS TROUBLING

AND WHATNOT, BUT ITS TROUBLING BECAUSE TO SUGGEST THAT THE

BECAUSE TO SUGGEST THAT THE IMMORALITY OF DONALD TRUMP IS

IMMORALITY OF DONALD TRUMP IS JUST PERSONAL IS KIND OF A

JUST PERSONAL IS KIND OF A DANGEROUS FOCUS ON PERSONAL

DANGEROUS FOCUS ON PERSONAL PIETY AND NOT PUBLIC POLICY,

PIETY AND NOT PUBLIC POLICY, WHICH IS ACTUALLY THE FOCUS OF

WHICH IS ACTUALLY THE FOCUS OF THE SCRIPTURE.

THE SCRIPTURE. ITS ALMOST LIKE SAYING IF HE

ITS ALMOST LIKE SAYING IF HE WAS JUST A NICER GUY, THEN HIS

WAS JUST A NICER GUY, THEN HIS POLICIES WOULD MEET THE STANDARD

POLICIES WOULD MEET THE STANDARD OF CHRISTIAN MORALITY, AND THAT

OF CHRISTIAN MORALITY, AND THAT IN ITSELF IS VERY PROBLEMATIC.

IN ITSELF IS VERY PROBLEMATIC. >> BUT THAT PART THAT COMES DOWN

>> BUT THAT PART THAT COMES DOWN TO A DEEPLY CONTESTED QUESTION

TO A DEEPLY CONTESTED QUESTION IN AMERICAN LIFE, RIGHT, BETWEEN

IN AMERICAN LIFE, RIGHT, BETWEEN PEOPLE OF DIFFERENT RELIGIONS,

PEOPLE OF DIFFERENT RELIGIONS, AND PARTICULARLY WITHIN THE

AND PARTICULARLY WITHIN THE CHRISTIAN TRADITION, ALONG LOTS

CHRISTIAN TRADITION, ALONG LOTS OF DIFFERENT LINES ABOUT YOU

OF DIFFERENT LINES ABOUT YOU KNOW, WHAT IS ESSENTIALLY

KNOW, WHAT IS ESSENTIALLY BIBLICAL POLICY OR WHAT IS

BIBLICAL POLICY OR WHAT IS MORALLY DEFENSIBLE POLICY, AND

MORALLY DEFENSIBLE POLICY, AND OBVIOUSLY WHILE EVANGELICAL

OBVIOUSLY WHILE EVANGELICAL CHRISTIANS IN THIS COUNTRY HAVE

CHRISTIANS IN THIS COUNTRY HAVE FOCUSED A LOT ON ABORTION, A LOT

FOCUSED A LOT ON ABORTION, A LOT ON JUDGES AND NOT THAT MUCH ON

ON JUDGES AND NOT THAT MUCH ON MANY OF THE ISSUES YOU JUST

MANY OF THE ISSUES YOU JUST TALKED ABOUT.

TALKED ABOUT. >> WELL, AND IN MANY WAYS THEY

>> WELL, AND IN MANY WAYS THEY SAY A LOT ABOUT WHAT GOD SAYS SO

SAY A LOT ABOUT WHAT GOD SAYS SO LITTLE AND SO LITTLE ABOUT WHAT

LITTLE AND SO LITTLE ABOUT WHAT GOD SAYS SO MUCH.

GOD SAYS SO MUCH. ITS ONE OF THE REASONS WERE

ITS ONE OF THE REASONS WERE HAVING A MASS POOR PEOPLES

HAVING A MASS POOR PEOPLES ASSEMBLY AND A MORAL MARCH ON

ASSEMBLY AND A MORAL MARCH ON WASHINGTON IN JUNE TO CHALLENGE

WASHINGTON IN JUNE TO CHALLENGE THIS KIND OF LIMITED MORALITY

THIS KIND OF LIMITED MORALITY BECAUSE ITS JUST NOT BIBLICAL.

BECAUSE ITS JUST NOT BIBLICAL. NOW, THERE MAY BE A LOT OF

NOW, THERE MAY BE A LOT OF DISCUSSION, BUT WHEN YOU GO TO

DISCUSSION, BUT WHEN YOU GO TO THE BIBLE, WERE IN THE

THE BIBLE, WERE IN THE CHRISTMAS SEASON, FOR INSTANCE,

CHRISTMAS SEASON, FOR INSTANCE, AND ISAIAH 9, THE CHRISTMAS

AND ISAIAH 9, THE CHRISTMAS SEASON SAYS AND THE GOVERNMENT

SEASON SAYS AND THE GOVERNMENT SHALL BE UPON HIS SHOULDERS AND

SHALL BE UPON HIS SHOULDERS AND OVER HIS KINGDOM ESTABLISHING

OVER HIS KINGDOM ESTABLISHING AND UPHOLDING WITH JUSTICE AND

AND UPHOLDING WITH JUSTICE AND RIGHTEOUSNESS.

RIGHTEOUSNESS. THE NEXT VERSE SAYS BUT WITH

THE NEXT VERSE SAYS BUT WITH RIGHTEOUSNESS HE WILL JUDGE THE

RIGHTEOUSNESS HE WILL JUDGE THE NEEDY AND JUST AS HE WILL GIVE

NEEDY AND JUST AS HE WILL GIVE DECISIONS FOR THE POOR.

DECISIONS FOR THE POOR. AND WHEN JESUS STARTED HIS

AND WHEN JESUS STARTED HIS MINISTRY, LUKE CHAPTER 4, HE

MINISTRY, LUKE CHAPTER 4, HE SAID THE GOSPEL IS ABOUT GOOD

SAID THE GOSPEL IS ABOUT GOOD NEWS TO THE POOR, THE BROKEN,

NEWS TO THE POOR, THE BROKEN, THE SICK, THE IMPRISONED OR

THE SICK, THE IMPRISONED OR UNACCEPTED.

UNACCEPTED. SO YOU CAN ARGUE THAT THE THINGS

SO YOU CAN ARGUE THAT THE THINGS THEY TALK ABOUT ARE THE MAIN

THEY TALK ABOUT ARE THE MAIN ISSUES BUT THEYRE NOT THE MAIN

ISSUES BUT THEYRE NOT THE MAIN ISSUES IN SCRIPTURE.

ISSUES IN SCRIPTURE. THEYRE NOT THE MAIN ISSUES IN

THEYRE NOT THE MAIN ISSUES IN THE MOUTH OF JESUS.

THE MOUTH OF JESUS. ITS MORE OF A POLITICAL

ITS MORE OF A POLITICAL DECISION FUNDED BY A LOT OF

DECISION FUNDED BY A LOT OF MONEY TO TRY TO USE RELIGION TO

MONEY TO TRY TO USE RELIGION TO CONSECRATE A LOT OF INJUSTICE

CONSECRATE A LOT OF INJUSTICE AND NOT TO CRITIQUE THE REAL

AND NOT TO CRITIQUE THE REAL INJUSTICES AND THE SOCIAL

INJUSTICES AND THE SOCIAL INJUSTICES OF OUR SOCIETY.

INJUSTICES OF OUR SOCIETY. EVEN JOY TO THE WORLD SAYS HE

EVEN JOY TO THE WORLD SAYS HE RULES THE WORLD WITH TRUTH AND

RULES THE WORLD WITH TRUTH AND GRACE AND MAKES THE NATIONS

GRACE AND MAKES THE NATIONS PROVE THE LIGHT OF HIS

PROVE THE LIGHT OF HIS RIGHTEOUSNESS OR HIS JUSTICE.

RIGHTEOUSNESS OR HIS JUSTICE. WE NEED -- I AM GLAD, IF THIS IS

WE NEED -- I AM GLAD, IF THIS IS WHAT IT TOOK, WE NEED TO HAVE

WHAT IT TOOK, WE NEED TO HAVE THIS CONVERSATION JUST LIKE THE

THIS CONVERSATION JUST LIKE THE ABOLITIONISTS HAD THE

ABOLITIONISTS HAD THE CONVERSATIONS AGAINST THE SLAVE

CONVERSATIONS AGAINST THE SLAVE HOLDERS AND JUST LIKE THE CIVIL

HOLDERS AND JUST LIKE THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT HAD A

RIGHTS MOVEMENT HAD A CONVERSATION OVER AGAINST THOSE

CONVERSATION OVER AGAINST THOSE WHO PURPORTED JIM CROW AND TRIED

WHO PURPORTED JIM CROW AND TRIED TO USE CHRISTIANITY TO SUPPORT

TO USE CHRISTIANITY TO SUPPORT JIM CROW.

JIM CROW. >> DO YOU THINK THERE ARE PEOPLE

>> DO YOU THINK THERE ARE PEOPLE WHO ARE PERSUADABLE GIVEN HOW

WHO ARE PERSUADABLE GIVEN HOW POLARIZED THINGS ARE?

POLARIZED THINGS ARE? >> I REALLY DO.

>> I REALLY DO. IM MEETING THEM ALL OVER.

IM MEETING THEM ALL OVER. WE MUST DO MORE MOBILIZING,

WE MUST DO MORE MOBILIZING, ORGANIZING, REGISTERING,

ORGANIZING, REGISTERING, EDUCATING VOTERS, PEOPLE FOR THE

EDUCATING VOTERS, PEOPLE FOR THE MOVEMENT LEADING TO JUNE 2020,

MOVEMENT LEADING TO JUNE 2020, THIS MASS POOR PEOPLES

THIS MASS POOR PEOPLES ASSEMBLY, AND THE BACK HILLS OF

ASSEMBLY, AND THE BACK HILLS OF KENTUCKY AND DOWN IN ALABAMA AND

KENTUCKY AND DOWN IN ALABAMA AND MISSISSIPPI, WE ARE FINDING A

MISSISSIPPI, WE ARE FINDING A LOT OF PEOPLE WHO HAVE DECIDED

LOT OF PEOPLE WHO HAVE DECIDED TO READ THEIR BIBLES NOT JUST

TO READ THEIR BIBLES NOT JUST LISTEN TO, READ AND LISTEN TO

LISTEN TO, READ AND LISTEN TO FALLWELL AND REALLY READ WHAT

FALLWELL AND REALLY READ WHAT THE GOSPEL SAYS, AND THEY KNOW

THE GOSPEL SAYS, AND THEY KNOW SOMETHING IS DEEPLY TROUBLING.

SOMETHING IS DEEPLY TROUBLING. THERES SOMETHING DEEPLY

THERES SOMETHING DEEPLY TROUBLING THEY ARE SAYING WHEN

TROUBLING THEY ARE SAYING WHEN SOMEBODY CAN SAY THEIR AGAINST

SOMEBODY CAN SAY THEIR AGAINST ABORTION BUT THEYRE FOR TAKING

ABORTION BUT THEYRE FOR TAKING HEALTH CARE ONCE PEOPLE GET

HEALTH CARE ONCE PEOPLE GET HERE.

HERE. THEYRE FOR TAX CUTS FOR THE

THEYRE FOR TAX CUTS FOR THE WEALTHY, BUT THEYRE AGAINST

WEALTHY, BUT THEYRE AGAINST LIVING WAGES HERE WHEN THE BIBLE

LIVING WAGES HERE WHEN THE BIBLE CLEARLY INSTRUCTS US TO PAY THE

CLEARLY INSTRUCTS US TO PAY THE LABORER.

LABORER. YOU KNOW, THEYRE FOR THE

YOU KNOW, THEYRE FOR THE CAPITAL BEING IN JERUSALEM, BUT

CAPITAL BEING IN JERUSALEM, BUT THEYRE NOT FOR DEALING WITH THE

THEYRE NOT FOR DEALING WITH THE POVERTY AND THE PROBLEM OF

POVERTY AND THE PROBLEM OF CAPITAL AMONG THE POOR HERE IN

CAPITAL AMONG THE POOR HERE IN THIS COUNTRY.

THIS COUNTRY. I DO BELIEVE AND IM MEETING

I DO BELIEVE AND IM MEETING PEOPLE ALL OVER WHITE AND BLACK,

PEOPLE ALL OVER WHITE AND BLACK, MANY WHO IDENTIFY THEMSELVES AS

MANY WHO IDENTIFY THEMSELVES AS EVANGELICAL BUT THEY STOPPED

EVANGELICAL BUT THEY STOPPED DOING IT BECAUSE THE WAY THE

DOING IT BECAUSE THE WAY THE EVANGELICAL TITLE HAD BEEN

EVANGELICAL TITLE HAD BEEN HIJACKED AND WE MUST RECOVER IT

HIJACKED AND WE MUST RECOVER IT AND TAKE IT BACK.

AND TAKE IT BACK. >> YEAH, THATS ONE OF THE LAST

>> YEAH, THATS ONE OF THE LAST PARTS OF THAT EDITORIAL.

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