If you listen to the political rhetoric on presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, you might get the impression that he is a racist who cares nothing about racial minorities.
According to televangelist and entrepreneur Pastor Mark Burns, however, Donald Trump is no racist and he is working hard behind the scenes with the help of influential faith leaders to address racial and social inequality.
"To those who declare Donald Trump racist, I know, as a black man married to a white woman with six brown babies, [I] know what racism really looks like …. And it's not Donald Trump," declared Burns, who is co-founder and CEO of The NOW Television Network, a Christian television network based in South Carolina that reaches 11 Million Homes in the U.S. and Canada. more >>
WASHINGTON — Contemporary Christian singer-songwriters Michael W. Smith and Mark Hall, of the band Casting Crowns, say Americans need to turn back to God and let Him into their hearts to help the country weather the "storm" that it's facing.
As the United States continues to struggle with racial tensions, thousands of Christians of all colors and races gathered on the National Mall for Together 2016 on Saturday to take part in fellowship, prayer and worship.
The event, which was five years in the making and organized by Pulse and its founder Nick Hall, featured messages and performances from 40 prominent Christian singers and speakers including Grammy Award-winning Smith, the Contemporary Christian Rock band Casting Crowns and hip-hop artist Lecrae. more >>
Outspoken Christian rapper Lecrae is making waves once again by voicing his thoughts on race relations in America. This time the music artist is taking on other Christians who believe he shouldn't use his platform to talk about race, and instead focus solely on spreading the Gospel.
In an Instagram message posted last Thursday, Lecrae included a photo that read: "I Won't Keep Calm I Have a Black Son," and spoke directly to Christians who try to steer clear of addressing the nation's growing racial tensions.
"Christians saying that 'preaching the gospel is all we need' ignore how sin affects infrastructures and societal systems," Lecrae wrote. more >>
Is Martin Luther King, Jr.'s dream turning into a nightmare?
America has a deep, racial divide. Despite having elected a black man to the highest office of the land, the divide gets worse. Some argue that Obama adds to the divide.
We've all been shocked by recent events in Dallas, Minnesota, and Baton Rouge, and our prayers go out for all the survivors of the victims of the recent violence related to racial conflicts. more >>
Donald Trump signals the death of the Christian Right, the newspapers report. But the "Religious Right is dead" headline is not new. Is this time any different?
Trump Meeting Marks the End?
Donald Trump's meeting with evangelical leaders marked the end of the Christian Right, Michael Farris wrote in a June 21 Christian Post op-ed. Farris, chancellor of Patrick Henry College and chairman of the Home School Legal Defense Association, helped start the Christian Right movement in the early 1980's. more >>
As our nation is being ripped apart by racial strife and as bloodshed is filling the land, it is time for the Church to lead the way in reconciliation, healing, and justice.
Here are 10 reasons why we, as followers of Jesus, must set the example for America.
1. We are called to be salt and light. more >>