Archives for June 2015

Which Presidential Candidates Said We Should Abandon Marriage This Weekend?

Ignoring the advice of its first president, as well as another Wonderful Counselor, the Republican Party has become a house divided against itself on the issue of marriage. A few candidates remain determined to preserve the definition of marriage that has endured for millennia. Others have suggested political leaders fold their hand, "take a deep breath," and "move on" to issues the candidates … [Read more...]

Pat Robertson Reveals his ‘Dream Ticket’ for 2016

He ran for the office himself. He has spoken before the Republican National Convention. And he brought tens of thousands of evangelicals into the political process. On Monday, Pat Robertson revealed his ideal choices for president and vice president in 2016. “I've said at the beginning of this thing that the dream ticket would be Jeb Bush for president and John Kasich as vice president,” … [Read more...]

Jeb Bush Answers Evangelicals’ Top Question

Pastor Robert Jeffress lifted the veil on a private meeting the nation's Christian leaders had with a half-dozen presidential hopefuls, revealing the top question evangelicals want candidates to answer: Do you plan to fight the persecution of Christians by ISIS abroad and by the secular Left at home? This week Jeb Bush answered that question loud, clear, and publicly. Bush said the Obama … [Read more...]

This Candidate Schooled the Supreme Court on Marriage in Just Three Sentences

The nine justices of the Supreme Court have waded through hundreds or thousands of pages of legal briefs as they prepare to rule on same-sex “marriage” this month. Apparently, Mike Huckabee didn't want to put too much stress on them – or their clerks, who actually do most of the reading. So, he sent them a message that is just three sentences long: As you work towards making your ruling at the … [Read more...]

Media Propaganda is Prepping America to Persecute Christians (Video)

There's no question that the media and entertainment industries promote anti-Christian propaganda at every turn – but what impact will it have on Americans' liberties in the future? One evangelical leader says the depths of hatred being stirred up by the media will end in the persecution of Christians in the next generation. “It doesn’t rise to the level of having their head chopped off by ISIS … [Read more...]

The Top Question Evangelicals Want Presidential Candidates to Answer is….

What is the most important issue facing evangelical Christians today? The Obama administration has given Christians plenty to be concerned about, but one item outranks every other, according to a senior evangelical leader. “I was in a closed-door session with six of these candidates in D.C.” recently, Pastor Robert Jeffress The O'Reilly Factor last week. Several other evangelicals joined him in … [Read more...]

Evangelicals Make Up Nearly Three-Quarters of GOP Primary Voters in this State

Evangelical Christians make up a great deal of the Republican Party's rank-and-file, but a new poll illustrates just how much power evangelicals wield in at least one state. According to a new poll released by McLaughlin & Associates, evangelical Christians make up 72.8 percent of likely GOP primary voters in Alabama – nearly three-out-of-four Republicans who will vote to choose the party's … [Read more...]

Bad News for Jeb Bush Among Florida’s Evangelicals

Jeb Bush is scheduled to announce he is running for president later today, but a recent straw poll shows just how far he will have to go if he hopes to win over his party's conservative Christian grassroots. The Florida Family Action hosted its 2016 GOP Battle for Florida event last month. After a significant discussion of the candidates' views, the pro-family group held a straw poll. Jeb … [Read more...]

John Kasich Just Hired a Strategist Who Has Waged War on Conservative Christians

John Kasich just named the man who will craft his presidential campaign's strategy – and Christian conservatives should be concerned. The Ohio governor has hired John Weaver as chief campaign strategist for his still-unofficial (wink, wink) presidential campaign. Weaver has ping-ponged between political parties for more than a decade, supporting liberal Republicans as well as Democrats. In … [Read more...]

Watch: Bobby Jindal Passionately Defends Religious Liberty

He has not said for sure whether he is running for president, but Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal has left no doubt about where he stands on religious liberty. In an op-ed for the New York Times, Jindal promised to stand up for religious freedom, unlike governors who “quickly cowered amid the shrieks of Big Business and the radical Left.” He has signed a Religious Freedom Restoration Act – … [Read more...]