Scott Walker Cites God’s ‘Abundant Grace’ in Exit Speech

Scott Walker, the son of a Baptist preacher, grew up believing in God's grace. As he announced he was leaving the presidential campaign last night with evident disappointment, he made clear that God's comfort would be more than enough to sustain him. He closed his speech by thanking his family - his wife Tonette "who has been a rock," and his sons Matt and Alex, along with his parents and … [Read more...]

WATCH: Carly Fiorina said she had ‘great admiration’ for Hillary Clinton

Carly Fiorina sprinted into second place in the most recent poll, following another well-regarded performance in the CNN debate last Wednesday. Now, she is coming under scrutiny for her history of comments - and issue positions - many Christian conservative voters are unlikely to support. Most recently, video has surfaced that shows Fiorina praising Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary … [Read more...]

Democrats More Likely to Vote for Muslim Than Evangelical Christian

According to a Gallup poll, Democratic voters say they are more likely to vote for a Muslim candidate for president than for an evangelical Christian. Two-thirds (66 percent) of Democrats said they would vote for an evangelical Christian for president—18 points behind Republicans (84 percent). But 73 percent of Democrats said they would vote for a Muslim. Less than half—45 percent—of … [Read more...]

Jeb Bush: Barack Obama ‘is a Christian’

Not everyone will vouch for President Barack Obama's Christian faith. At times, even he seems confused. But Jeb Bush says he has no doubt about Obama's faith. "He is a Christian," Bush told a crowd of 2,000 Republicans on Mackinac Island, Michigan. The media feeding frenzy began when Donald Trump took a question from a man at a town hall event. That man prefaced his question to Trump by saying … [Read more...]

WATCH: This Candidate Says Saving Religious Freedom Is ‘the Biggest Issue for the Next President’

What is the most important issue that will face the 45th president of the United States? Politicians used to name "education" as the most important challenge facing the country, so future generations could climb higher than their parents. As the nation's well-being declined, they named "the economy" as their main concern, hoping the current generation could just keep pace. Today, the survival of … [Read more...]

The Three Things Iowa’s Most Influential Evangelical Wants in a Candidate

Politically active Christians hold a pivotal influence over who wins the Iowa caucus, the first-in-the-nation political contest that can launch a candidate from obscurity to the White House. Evangelical leader Bob Vander Plaats, president and CEO of The Family Leader, exercises some sway over their activism. Vander Plaats recently told Fox News the three qualities that he most wants in a … [Read more...]

WATCH: New Campaign Ad Compares Radical Islam to … This Animal

No one has remade Ronald Reagan's Hollywood films, but Ted Cruz is paying homage to a Reagan campaign commercial in a new ad focused on the threat of radical Islam. "There is a scorpion in the desert," the announcer says, as the camera shows the creature crawling across the cracked and parched landscape. The ad goes on to personify the threat of Islamic terrorism to the sting of that deadly … [Read more...]

CNN Will Let Every Candidate Debate Tonight – Except This One

There are now 16 candidates running for the Republican presidential nomination. CNN thinks you deserve the chance to hear from 15 of them. No, news execs did not kick out George Pataki, the pro-choice, pro-gay Republican dubbed by reporters as "the longest of longshots," who last ran for office in 2002. Instead, they have excluded the much more conservative Governor Jim Gilmore of … [Read more...]

Must-See: This Campaign Ad Salutes ‘the Transformative Love of Jesus Christ’

In a political landscape where politicians are told to avoid the possibility of "offending" people by mentioning God—and especially Jesus Christ—a new campaign ad is speaking about the healing power of the gospel to restore hearts, lives and homes. Sen. Ted Cruz has run the new ad in movie theaters in early primary states that are showing the Christian film War Room. The spot, called … [Read more...]

Don’t Be Surprised if Jeb Bush Is Not the Establishment’s Choice in 2016

At the outset of the 2016 Republican primary season, a lot of my fellow political pundits considered Jeb Bush the inevitable GOP presidential nominee. I never believed it. Now, I'm not even sure Bush will be the Republican Establishment's final candidate in the primaries. To be sure, Bush-45 is the first choice of the corporate megadonors and party bureaucrats who have filled his father and … [Read more...]