I have spent a lot of time writing about Trump in the past four years. Most of you by now are familiar with my 2018 book Believe Me: The Evangelical Road to Donald Trump and my 2018 tour. One Twitter […]
Believe Me Book Tour
I had a great visit yesterday with an adult education class at Mechanicsburg (PA) Church of the Brethren. The class is reading Believe Me: The Evangelical Road to Donald Trump and it was a privilege to be present to answer questions […]
Learn more about the book here. Eerdmans is sending me on a paperback tour. We are booking dates between now and November 2020. Click here to learn more about how to host an event. Here are some pics from […]
With the January 7, 2020 release of the paperback of Believe Me: The Evangelical Road to Donald Trump and the upcoming primary and general election season, the folks at Eerdmans Publishing have encouraged me to revive the Believe Me book […]
Christianity Today’s CEO Tim Dalrymple responding to critics of Mark Galli’s recent editorial calling for the removal of Donald Trump: Reader responses to Mark Galli’s recent editorial have spanned the spectrum. We have received countless notes of encouragement from readers […]
Eerdmans published released the hardback in June 2018 and I spent a good portion of the second half of 2018 on the road with the book. The paperback edition has a new postscript. We are doing some limited touring for […]
Donald Trump claims that his impeachment is “electrifying” the evangelical churches. He talks as if he is somehow responsible for a religious revival that is apparently influencing “hundreds of thousands” of people. Hallelujah! It is the Third Great Awakening! Watch: […]
My book Believe Me: The Evangelical Road to Donald Trump is scheduled to appear in paperback in January 2020, just in time for the primary season. I imagine the speaking invitations might pick up between now and the 2020 election, but […]
I spent Monday night at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in Hamilton, Massachusetts (Boston-area). Thanks to Gordon-Conwell president Dennis Hollinger for the invitation and Mary Ann Hollinger for her hospitality. The Boisi Center for Religion and American Public Life sponsored conversation on […]
The Boisi Center for Religion and American Public Life at Boston College is sponsoring a conversation with yours truly and Dartmouth’s Randall Balmer at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary on Monday night. The topic is “Politics and Evangelical Christians.” Learn more here.
On Tuesday night I was at Penn State University–New Kensington in western Pennsylvania. I spoke to John Craig Hammond‘s Religion in American Culture course (he is using both Was America Founded as a Christian Nation? and Believe Me in this course) and I gave […]
Back in July, the Believe Me book tour made a stop at the Penguin Bookshop in Sewickley, PA. Tomorrow night, Tuesday, March 26, the tour comes back to the Pittsburgh area with a visit to Penn State New Kensington. The lecture is scheduled […]
[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I3Fuke4kwBY&w=560&h=315] Back in June 2017, my family joined several Messiah College colleagues on a Civil Rights bus tour through the South. Our first stop was Greensboro, North Carolina, where we visited North Carolina A&T State University and the International […]
Last night the Believe Me book tour made its one and only stop in the Pacific Northwest. Thanks to Dale Soden of Whitworth University‘s Weyerhauster Center for Christian Faith and Learning for inviting me to speak at this excellent Christian college in […]
If you are in the Spokane area come out for a lecture next week on Evangelicals and Donald Trump at Whitworth University. I will be there on Monday, March 18. The lecture is open to the public. Learn more here.
6:00pm at Mechanicsburg Presbyterian Church. Learn more here.
Several of you have asked me if I will still be doing public lectures after the Believe Me book tour winds down. Yes, I am planning to continue to speak and lecture as long as the invitations keep arriving. While my last […]
Here’s what’s left: February 26, 2019 Lecture: Georgetown Day School, Washington D.C. (CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC) “Donald Trump and the Christian Right in America” March 5, 2019 Mechanicsburg (PA) Presbyterian Church Lecture and Discussion: “The Evangelical Road to Donald Trump” March […]
The Believe Me book tour took me to the University of Southern California (USC) on Tuesday. In this case, the tour doubled as the inaugural Jack Crossley Lecture on Ethics and Religion at USC. Crossley, who I had a chance […]
On Tuesday I will be giving the inaugural Jack Crossley Lecture on Ethics and Religion at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. Learn more here. I hope to see you there!