After the killing of George Floyd and the social unrest that followed it, HBO Max decided to temporarily remove the movie “Gone With the Wind” from its streaming service. As Jennifer Schuessler writes at The New York Times, this is not […]
Here is Trump’s interview with Fox News journalist Harris Faulkner: [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ja8QEp0SkA&w=560&h=315] This rough transcript is taken off the video above. My annotations are in purple. Faulkner: Mr. President, with all that’s happened in the last couple of weeks I […]
If you thought Vice-President Mike Pence did not walk with Donald Trump on June 1 because he disapproved of the president using the Bible for a photo-op, think again. Here is CBS News: Vice President Mike Pence didn’t join President […]
So what has happened in the country since yesterday’s update? Donald Trump continues to deny systemic racism in the police department and American society generally. At a speech at a Dallas megachurch today he said that there is no real […]
Franklinville, New Jersey: [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TCpRTeO7wDQ&w=560&h=315] Here is what happened to these guys.
What have Trump’s evangelicals been saying since yesterday’s update? Jentezen Franklin’s church made breakfast for the police: It was a privilege to serve our Police Department today. Because of the generosity of @freechapel, we made breakfast for local Police Departments & invited officers […]
Last night on CNN. Worth your time. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j1yftRuoGBQ&w=560&h=315]
Annie Thorn is a sophomore history major from Kalamazoo, Michigan and our intern here at The Way of Improvement Leads Home. As part of her internship she is writing a weekly column titled “Out of the Zoo.” It focuses on life as […]
You’ve all seen the tweet by this point: Buffalo protester shoved by Police could be an ANTIFA provocateur. 75 year old Martin Gugino was pushed away after appearing to scan police communications in order to black out the equipment. @OANN […]
Trump’s insecurity was on full display this morning: Tremendous sincerity, what a guy. Hard to believe, with this kind of political talent, his numbers would “tank” so badly in Utah! https://t.co/KqHsHmSRKo — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 8, 2020 Context […]
As the anti-racism protests continue, let’s see what Trump’s favorite evangelicals–the court evangelicals–are saying: Eric Metaxas is still going strong. Today he and his producer lamented how this weekend too many evangelical churches in America were “dancing” with and “caving-in” […]
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I published this piece at The Christian Century on July 12, 2016. It seems relevant today: On Sunday, after a tragic week of race-related killings in Dallas, Minneapolis, and Baton Rouge, I took a seat in my white evangelical middle-class […]
Christians, including white evangelical Christians, led many of today’s anti-racism protest marches. Here is The Washington Post: Hundreds of evangelical Christians sang, prayed and banged tambourines Sunday afternoon as they crossed the Anacostia River, headed downtown from Southeast Washington. The group, […]
Here is The Washington Post: “Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) joined a group of hundreds of evangelicals marching Sunday as the tenth day of demonstrations took on themes of faith and prayer.” Senator @MittRomney marched with a group of nearly 1,000 Christians […]
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For those unfamiliar, Der Spiegel is a weekly German news magazine. According to Wikipedia, it has a weekly circulation of 840,000 copies, making it the largest such publication in Europe. Here is the June 6, 2020 cover. Rough Translation: “The […]
What have Trump’s evangelicals been saying since yesterday’s update? Court evangelical Eric Metaxas is talking about “reverse racism” and claims that the protesters are not “thinking rationally.” He interviews Bob Woodson, an African-American conservative critic of the 1619 Project. Metaxas […]
Washington D.C.: Here is WFTV 9: A sign on the street now identifies that section of 16th Street near the White House as “Black Lives Matter Plaza.” City workers and local artists painted the street that leads to the White […]
I missed this in my previous roundups of court evangelical responses: From his Facebook page: Our country has erupted in chaos. Everyone agrees that what happened to George Floyd was a terrible tragedy that should not have happened and should […]