‘Another promise kept': 5 evangelical leaders respond to Trump’s Golan Heights statement  

President Donald Trump speaks at the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, D.C., Feb. 7, 2019. |

President Trump announced Thursday that the United States would recognize the Golan Heights as the sovereign territory of Israel. 

“After 52 years it is time for the United States to fully recognize Israel’s Sovereignty over the Golan Heights, which is of critical strategic and security importance to the State of Israel and Regional Stability!” Trump said about the disputed territory. 

As of Friday morning, the president’s tweet has garnered over 158,500 likes and more than 38,300 retweets, as well as praise from many evangelicals and conservative Christians.

Here are five evangelical Christian leaders' reactions to Trump’s Golan Heights declaration.

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