When Fox News Competes Against the Pastor in the COVID-19 Era. Also When the Coronavirus Epidemic is Over What Will the Death Toll Be for White Evangelicals Who Consume Fox?

There was an article in the Washington Post recently that described how a pastor competed against Fox News and the “conservative” media which claimed the coronavirus is a hoax. What do you do when the Fox News competes against a pastor and the Bible is nothing more than a prop. Its not the word of God, its just a prop for display? This blog would like to pose the question when the COVID-19 pandemic is in the history books will white Evangelical Christians have died at a much higher rate due to their dependence on Fox News? Is the Southern Baptists about to needlessly lose a significant part of their convention especially if the United States starts to turn like Italy?  Continue reading

How Mike Kelsey of McLean Bible Montgomery County Reacted to Maryland Declaring a State of Emergency Over COVID-19. Plus How Will Evangelicals React to the Coronavirus? Did Members From McLean Lead the Way in Rioting Over Toilet Paper?

COVID-19 spread into Maryland and the Governor declared a state of emergency. McLean Bible Church Montgomery County informed the congregation of how they were going to proceed. Things however changed quickly. This post also looks briefly at the history of Christians and pandemics and asks the question how will Evangelical Christians react to the coronavirus? Will evangelicals after proclaiming Jesus riot over toilet paper in Aisle 5 of Target?  Continue reading

On Fox Jerry Falwell Jr Claims that COVID-19 Is a Biological Weapon Created by North Korea and China. Plus The Controversial Liberty Leader States that the Coronavirus is Another Effort to Remove President Trump

Recently Jerry Falwell Jr went on Fox & Friends to explain that the COVID-19 virus was an attempt to remove President Trump now that the Mueller Report, impeachment and Article 25 of the Constitution failed. It was incredibly irresponsible and dangerous. Jerry Falwell Jr deserves no respect and he should be viewed as a demagogue who is a con-man.  Continue reading

When Baptists Were Grateful that a Catholic was Killed in Dallas. Plus a Solid Read in Politico: John F Kennedy in the 1960 Election and Facing Anti-Catholicism Bigotry by Evangelicals

When I was growing up my Dad recalled what it was like being a Catholic in North Carolina in the 1960’s when word came in that President Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas. Dad was dismayed that Baptists were grateful that a Catholic was no longer in the White House. That made a negative impression on Dad. Plus in Politico a solid story about John F Kennedy facing evangelical and Baptists bigotry when he ran for the White House in 1960.  Continue reading

Politics and the Evangelical Church in 2020. A Look at the Just Gospel Conference at Del Rey Baptist From March 5 – 7, 2020

In the Washington, D.C. area this past week a sizable and impressive conference took place at Garrett Kell’s Del Rey Baptist. Called the Just Gospel it looked at the issues of politics and the church and touched on issues from poverty to immigration as well. In what will be a volatile election year with many evangelicals involved in Christian nationalism the Just Gospel looked like a healthy and solid event, and honestly one that I wish I could have attended and listened in person.  Continue reading

The Southern Baptist Executive Committee Plans to Investigate Russell Moore for his Past Critical Comments of Then Candidate Donald Trump. Court Evangelical Jack Graham is Allegedly Leading this McCarthyist Action

The Southern Baptists Executive Committee which is based in Nashville, Tennessee is forming a task force to investigate Russell Moore and the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission. Jack Graham and other Trumpvangelicals are angry over what Russell Moore spoke and wrote about regarding then candidate Donald Trump. Meanwhile this action shows that the SBC is actually indifferent to child sex abuse. The executive committee chose to do nothing when it allegedly heard reports of sexual abuse.  This is another reason why the Southern Baptists will never rise above the corruption that consumes them.  Continue reading