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September 22, 2021
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I’m not surprised at all to discover that yet another liberal media narrative about President Trump has proven to be false. Because of his support among Evangelicals, it was predicted that people would flee from that religious designation and Trump would “hollow out” Evangelical Christianity. But according to a new Pew Research Survey, that’s not what’s happened.

https://www.foxnews.com/faith-values/more-americans-identify-evangelical-after-trump-years

There are a lot of stats at the link, but this one will give you an idea of the general direction. When Trump was elected in 2016, 25% of White Americans self-identified as Born Again or Evangelical Protestants. By 2020, the figure was up to 29%. Not exactly an Exodus.

The Rev. Franklin Graham told Fox News that many Presidents paid lip service to Evangelicals but Trump was the first in decades who welcomed people of faith around him and was willing to fight for their side. But Graham also reminds us that the Bible says we should pray for those in authority, so he prays for President Biden. I also pray for him to have good health and wisdom, but not for success in imposing his agenda. Preventing that is covered by the other prayer I pray: “God, save America.”

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  • JanC

    09/22/2021 11:14 AM

    Franklin Graham is 100% correct. Never in my lifetime, have I seen such support from a President for Biblical values and principles. And I am pushing 70.

    Christians who still hold to their Democrat party platform, really need to be paying better attention to all that is happening. And those Christians who believe they should stay out of politics, need to tell Jesus that and see what He says. Pretty sure He would not condone the way our nation is headed or the antics of the Democrat Party.