The Christian Post invited all the presidential candidates of both major parties to answer the same set of 12 questions. Here are Jeb Bush's answers.
1. Why do you want to be president and what does your personal faith have to do with your decision?
The stakes for America's future are about as great as they come. Our prosperity and our security are in the balance. So is opportunity, in this nation where every life matters and everyone has the right to rise. more >>
A tweet by South Carolina-based NewSpring Church Pastor Perry Noble is causing a dust-up among believers. Posted Monday afternoon, Noble's Twitter message chided pastors who engage in political endorsements, indicating that their time is better spent spreading the Gospel.
"Dear pastors, please SHUT UP about endorsing a political candidate!!! Preach the GOSPEL!! Jesus is the ONLY hope of the world," Noble exclaimed in a tweet shared with his 153,000 followers."
In a statement shared exclusively with The Christian Post Wednesday, Noble elaborates, "I believe Jesus Christ is the hope of the world. I also believe that the United States matters and we, as Americans, have been given an incredible privilege of participating in the election of the person who leads our country. more >>
Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump has lashed out at an influential Iowa Evangelical leader, who the billionaire once considered to be a friend, after he endorsed Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, for president and began volunteering for his campaign.
On Tuesday, the real estate mogul took to Twitter to attack Bob Vander Plaats, the head of the Iowa social conservative organization the FAMiLY Leader, whose endorsement is touted by presidential candidates battling for Evangelical support in the first caucus state.
According to the Washington Post, Trump invited Vander Plaats and his family to visit New York several times and refused to let them pay while staying at one of his hotels in what seems to have been an attempt to win over Vander Plaats' political support. more >>
The father of U.S. senator and Republican presidential hopeful Ted Cruz is calling upon Christians to vote for biblical principles this election season.
In his new book A Time For Action: Empowering the Faithful to Reclaim America, Pastor Rafael Cruz calls upon pastors and churches to be politically active.
Pastor Cruz told The Christian Post in an interview Tuesday that he felt compelled to write the book because he saw "America deteriorating very rapidly." more >>
In an appearance on Fox News Tuesday night, leading social conservative activist Tony Perkins endorsed Republican Texas Senator Ted Cruz for president, joining a growing list of prominent Evangelical and conservative leaders who have officially backed the staunch conservative candidate.
The endorsement comes after Perkins, the president of the social conservative advocay group Family Research Council, was reported to have been a part of a meeting of as many as 50 national Evangelical leaders who gathered last December at a hotel in Tysons Corner, Virginia and voted to coalesce their support around Cruz.
Although not all participants of the Dec.7 meeting will endorse Cruz, most of the participants are expected to do so, including some who have already issued their public support for Cruz — Bob Vander Plaats, Richard Viguerie, Focus on the Family's James Dobson and now, Perkins. more >>
Dear Mr. Falwell,
In light of your not-unexpected endorsement of Donald Trump for president, I have some candid questions for you.
But I write with the utmost respect for Liberty University and with real appreciation for your own labors, not to mention those of your esteemed father. more >>