During his first day in office Wednesday, President Joe Biden signed 17 executive orders, some of which reversed Trump administration policies. Here are five notable actions that Biden took on his first day in office. They include the issues of discrimination on the basis of gender identity and sexual orientation, immigration, climate change, and a mandate on wearing face masks on federal property.
The Biden administration dodged questions about the president's policy priorities regarding abortion funding on his first day in office, but on Thursday Dr. Anthony Fauci confirmed that the president will be rescinding his predecessor's pro-life policies.
Several faith-based immigration advocacy and humanitarian organizations have voiced support for the immigration proposal President Joe Biden sent to Congress on his first day in office.
Bishop William J. Barber II, the co-chair of the Poor People’s Campaign, warned President Joe Biden and others listening to the Presidential Inaugural Prayer Service Thursday against issuing “simplistic calls for unity." The progressive leader called for repentance of “policy sin.”
How do you help them if you hide away in monasteries, nunneries, private schools and segregated clubs, singing Kumbaya while preaching to the choir?
I cannot help but see the level of disunity and division within the Body of Christ and wonder how we can expect the world to think we have anything to offer that is better than the way they are living.
So, what are we to do, now that Trump is leaving office and we have a new president who goes against our values?
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And, make no mistake, we accept you as our president. You will not hear from us the dangerous nonsense, “He will never be our president.”
So, did God elevate Donald Trump or Joe Biden to the presidency intentionally, or permissively? I cannot answer that. However, as a conservative Christian I must acknowledge that each is/was in the Oval Office by the will of God.
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Network exit polls seem to suggest that there was a small percentage of white evangelicals who voted for Trump in 2016 but did not vote for him in 2020.
2020 continued a trend of rising persecution around the world, with governments often using COVID-19 restrictions as tools of repression, Christian persecution watchdog Open Doors USA announced in its annual report.