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God commands us to "not bear false witness" against one another. We must demand no less from our leaders.

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May 23, 2017

SOJOURNERS PRESIDENT JIM WALLIS ON TRUMP’S UNBIBLICAL BUDGET: “WHAT WOULD JESUS CUT?”

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“Falwell’s ‘dream president’ is a nightmare for Christians of color”

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March 29, 2017

Today, a diverse group of Christian leaders held a press conference and prayer vigil on Capitol Hill to protest proposed legislation that would disproportionally harm poor and vulnerable people. The leaders are members of the Circle of Protection, a broad coalition from all the families of U.S. Christianity who have come together around the biblical mandate to protect poor people

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Source: Reuters | Scott Malone

President Donald Trump's executive order on Thursday making it easier for churches to dabble in politics kept faith with his promise to evangelical Christians who helped him win the White House, but could end up benefiting his opponents as well.
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Sojourners, a Washington-based progressive Christian network that advocates for immigrants and the poor, also believes more of its members will now feel free to speak out against Trump's policies.

Source: Christian Today | Harry Farley

Jim Wallis, celebrated evangelical author and speaker, has turned on Jerry Falwell Jr accusing him of preaching a 'different gospel' and of stoking racial divisions. 
In a hard-hitting article on his website, the Sojourners founder accused Falwell, who is president of the evangelical Liberty University, of 'dividing American Christians on racial lines'.

Source: UC Observer | David Wilson

Editor-Publisher David Wilson's Observations; Interview with activist and Sojourners founder Jim Wallis; and environmentalist and broadcaster David Suzuki reads a letter to his grandchildren.

 

Source: Religion Dispatches | Deborah Jian Lee

He seemed drunk and ready for a fight. The man, mid-fifties, towering and broad shouldered, shouted over the other partygoers to his wife, “Honey, have you seen my jacket? It has my gun in it.”
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Source: Al Jazeera

The majority of evangelical Christians cast their ballot for Donald Trump, with more than 80 percent of white Evangelicals voting him into office.

What is it about Trump's promise that evangelicals found so appealing?

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