The decision by Christianity Today to publish an editorial describing President Trump as “immoral” and calling for his removal drew immediate consequences from the president himself, who called the magazine “a far left magazine.” The piece drew nearly 3 million unique visitors to the magazine’s website and became the talk of TV news shows over the weekend.
At the same time, the longtime centrist-right evangelical magazine saw a rush of canceled subscriptions — and an even greater wave of new subscribers, magazine President Timothy Dalrymple said. Both he and the author of the editorial, retiring editor in chief Mark Galli, could also face personal and professional consequences, according to interviews with several other conservative Christian leaders and writers who in the past have spoken out critically about Trump.
They described losing book sales, conference attendees, donors, church members and relationships.
Read the entire piece here. It includes interviews with and references to Napp Nazzworth, Nancy French, Beth Moore, Max Lucado, John Piper, Doug Birdsall, Greg Thornbury, Mae Cannon, Tim Keller, Russell Moore, Johnnie Moore, Rob Schwarzwalder, and A.R. Bernard.