Samuel Smith serves as Deputy Managing Editor for The Christian Post. He began working for CP in 2014 as a staff reporter. Before joining CP, Smith covered Maryland state politics as well as college and high school athletics for various news outlets. He graduated with a journalism degree from Towson University.
His areas of interest include human rights, politics and sports. Smith also serves on the international missions team of his local church. He lives in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area with his family.
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.
A leading Jewish organization that helps Jews across the world settle in Israel is severing ties with the Canadian-based Christian Zionist group Return Ministries over allegations the Christian nonprofit engaged in proselytizing.
A bipartisan bill creating an ambassador-at-large position to combat anti-Semitism was signed into law by President Donald Trump on Wednesday.
North Point Ministries, led by Pastor Andy Stanley, has announced a “phased approach” to reopening in-person Sunday services after it suspended such services for most of 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic.
A controversial South Korean religious leader whose church was at the center of a coronavirus outbreak earlier this year has been acquitted of obstructing government efforts to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. However, he was sentenced on charges of embezzling church funds.
Congressman Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill., has issued an apology to Dallas megachurch Pastor Robert Jeffress for falsely claiming that he was among the evangelical leaders who promoted the claim that the 2020 election was "stolen" from President Donald Trump.
A little over a week ahead of a regime change in Washington, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu approved plans to construct hundreds of new homes in Jewish settlements in the West Bank.
Conservative evangelical supporters of President Donald Trump have condemned the violence that broke out at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday afternoon, describing it as “dangerous for our republic” and un-American.
Pro-Trump protesters breached the U.S. Capitol Wednesday afternoon as Vice President Mike Pence and lawmakers in both chambers were set to count votes from the Electoral College and likely solidify Joe Biden’s election victory.
The lead pastors at Hillsong Dallas have announced that they are stepping down from their positions after over 15 years with the international ministry.