Month: October 2020

Talking to Jesus about voting, and listening for freedom rather than fear – America Magazine


Supporters of restoring Florida felons’ voting rights march to an early voting precinct, Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (AP Photo/Marta Lavandier)According to some commentators who claim to speak on behalf of the church, the 2020 election presents no real decision for faithful Catholics. Because Joe Biden…

Christian Nationalist “Patriot Churches” Are Popping Up Around the Country – Friendly Atheist – Patheos


It’s no surprise that Christian Nationalism has seen a surge during the Trump administration, with a lot of right-wingers perpetuating the false belief that America is inherently a “Christian nation.” In practice, that means they want our laws and culture to accommodate whatever conservative Christians believe — even…

Seeking power in Jesus’ name: Trump sparks a rise of Patriot Churches – The Washington Post


He prays that “communism and socialism and transgenderism and homosexuality and abortion will not have their way in this land.”“Yes, Lord,” someone cries.He prays that the nation’s “Christian roots” will remain, that the church of Jesus Christ will be a “restraining power.”“God, this nation is a miracle for…