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American evangelicals and Putin and Russia: Eric Metaxas, Maria Butina, Prayer Breakfast, and Franklin Graham

A thread by Andy Rowell A reminder that Eric Metaxas interviewed and strongly defended Maria Butina who told Alexander Torshin the night Trump was elected: "It's 3 am here. I am ready for further orders." She slept with Paul Erickson... Read more →


Liberty University and Jerry Falwell Jr. threaten to sue one reporter but there are many more stories

A thread by Liberty University "We have been patient w/ the smear campaign being waged against the school, but it is clear now that there is a concerted effort to damage the school’s reputation and mission. We have a fiduciary... Read more →


Ten of Trump's evangelical advisers promote Paula White-Cain's new book⁠—revealing their priority is loyalty to Trump

Ten of Trump's evangelical supporters have promoted Paula White-Cain's new book. Here they are: Jerry Falwell Jr., Franklin Graham, Robert Jeffress, Jack Graham, Malachi O'Brien, Tim Clinton, Ralph Reed, Greg Laurie, Jentezen Franklin, and Johnnie Moore (who was and seems... Read more →


Oct 4 and 12: Trump says the biggest evangelical pastors tell him 'we have never seen our religion or any religion so electrified'

A thread by Andy Rowell Transcript “I got a call the other night from pastors, the biggest pastors, evangelical Christians. They said, 'we have never seen our religion or any religion so electrified.' They say they’ve never seen anything like... Read more →


Franklin Graham and Donald Trump Explainer: Why Franklin Graham's June 2nd call to prayer for President Trump is no innocent call for prayer

The below blog post was initially a response to Franklin Graham on Sunday, May 26, 2019 calling for special prayer for President Trump on Sunday, June 2, 2019. I was trying to provide resources for evangelical pastors as they considered... Read more →


Megachurch pastors supporting Trump should be worried about driving the college-educated away

The phenomenon of a couple of pastors publicly defending Trump It is surprising that Jack Graham and Robert Jeffress have been the main spokespeople and defenders of this event between "evangelical leaders" and Trump at the White House that I... Read more →