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Dr. Rashad Richey

National TV Political Analyst, Talk Radio Host, Univ. Prof.

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Why evangelical Christians hail Trump as their savior

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Dr. Rashad Richey

National TV Political Analyst, Talk Radio Host, Univ. Prof.

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Russell Moore, the editor-in-chief of Christianity Today magazine and an outspoken critic of former President Donald Trump, is raising concerns that evangelical Christianity is shifting too far to the Right. This is noteworthy because a majority of evangelicals support Trump as their preferred choice for the next president.

Straight Arrow News contributor Rashad Richey explains why Moore shouldn’t be surprised that Christian evangelicals are aligning themselves more closely with the ideology of Trump rather than that of Jesus Christ.

Now, according to the pastor, he says this is because Christians feel alienated, alone, maybe even afraid. No, pastor. That’s not why they are subscribing to the ideology of Trump, rather than the ideology of Yeshua, Jesus Christ. That’s not the reason, preacher. The reason is because Christian evangelicals have always been a quasi-political movement dominated by the hierarchy of white male power.

And this Christian evangelical movement, which by the way, once again, political in nature, taught a Jesus that was really contrary to gospel. Number one, it presented a fictional character of Jesus, of white skin, blond hair, blue eyes. You don’t have to be a theologian to know that that is antithetical to the truth of Scripture.

So if you teach your congregation to believe in a fictional version of Christ, why would you be surprised when they believe in a fictional version of Christ?

My my my Okay, here we go. Well, Christian evangelical leader says, You know what? My parishioners are believing Trump more so than they believed Jesus. Alright, here we go. Let’s get into it. Christian evangelical leader, Mr. Russell Moore, Dr. Moore revealed that many evangelical pastors are telling him that people in their churches parishioners rather adopt the teachings of Donald Trump, than the teachings of Jesus Christ. You don’t say, preacher, we have told you from day one, the man has a Messiah Complex. And the people who follow Him are a cult like even though they have this fascination with going to Christian evangelical churches and saying that they believe in the doctrine of Christ rather than the doctrine of Trump. But you clearly see, Pastor, that when the rubber hits the road, they are siding with Trump, over Jesus, they are siding with a man over their faith. Now, according to the pastor, he says this is because Christians feel alienated, alone, maybe even afraid. No pastor. That’s not why they are subscribing to the ideology of Trump, rather than the ideology of Yeshua, Jesus Christ. That’s not the reason preacher. The reason is because Christian evangelicals have always been a quasi political movement dominated by the hierarchy of white male power. And this Christian evangelical movement, which by the way, once again, political in nature, taught a Jesus that was really contrary to gospel. Number one, it presented a fictional character of Jesus have white skin, blond hair, blue eyes, you don’t have to be a theologian to know that that is antithetical to the truth of Scripture. So if you teach your congregation to believe in a fictional version of Christ, why would you be surprised when they believe in a fictional version of Christ? Those are my thoughts.

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