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Monday, November 5th, 2018

 

Per(John) Perkins had experienced something different in the Jim Crow South where churches typically barred black people.

Perkins: The Gospel leads to racial reconciliation

by Gary D. Myers NEW ORLEANS (BP) Nov. 2, 2018 — To achieve true racial reconciliation in the church, Gospel proclamation must remain the central theme, John M. Perkins said in a daylong visit to New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. As Christians band together around the Gospel’s reconciliation between God and man, Perkins said racial reconciliation should come naturally, and he is hopeful that the current generation will make great strides in bringing it about. Perkins, a Christian minister and leader in the racial reconciliation movement among evangelicals, directs theRead More


Most leaders of the National Association of Evangelicals identified as independents

Evangelical poll tallies two-thirds as independents

by Diana Chandler WASHINGTON (BP) Nov. 5, 2018 — Most leaders of the National Association of Evangelicals identified as independents in an NAE poll preceding the 2018 U.S. midterm elections, the group said Oct. 31. Two-thirds of those surveyed, 66 percent, described themselves as independents rather than a member of a major political party in the NAE poll of its 106-member board of directors, the NAE said. While the sampling is narrow and not scientific, the NAE said the results “track with” those of a 2017 Gallup poll of theRead More


World Relief President Speaks Out

Evangelical Leaders Call for Compassionate Response to Caravan

By EIT staff WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 30, 2018 — Evangelical leaders released a statement today encouraging churches to pray for Central American migrants making their way through southern Mexico toward the U.S.-Mexico border, and to join calls for comprehensive, compassionate immigration solutions. “Beyond the role of the government, we encourage churches—both in the U.S. and in Latin America—to respond with Christ-like love to the vulnerable families and individuals who form this caravan,” they write. “… We also invite you to continue to join us in calling for a comprehensive solution toRead More


Editor's Links of Interest

New Study Reveals White Evangelicals’ Troubling Beliefs On Race And Immigration – Huffington Post

Echoing Trump’s rhetoric, many white evangelical Protestants say immigrants threaten American society, a Public Religion Research Institute study found. Source: New Study Reveals White Evangelicals’ Troubling Beliefs On Race And Immigration – Huffington Post