Today, as in the past, religious groups are divided over how people of faith should respond to the threat of impeachment.
The Rev. Jack Graham leads Prestonwood Baptist Church, a Christian megachurch in Plano, Texas. He is a member of President Donald Trump’s evangelical advisory council and spoke out in support of Trump during the impeachment inquiry. Graham previously served as president of the Southern Baptist Convention.
The Rev. O’Neal Dozier is the founder and senior pastor of the Worldwide Christian Center Church in Pompano, Florida. He supported President Donald Trump in the 2016 election but then left the Republican Party in 2017 because of his frustration with the Trump administration’s failure to condemn white supremacy. In October 2019, he described the […]
The Rev. Peter Goodwin Heltzel is an associate professor of systematic theology at New York Theological Seminary. He is an ordained minister in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and serves on the denomination’s Anti-Racism/Pro-Reconciliation Team for the northeastern region.
Ralph Reed is the founder and chairman of the Faith and Freedom Coalition, which aims to help people of faith be engaged citizens. He previously served as chairman of the Georgia Republican Party and senior adviser to the 2000 and 2004 Bush-Cheney campaigns. Reed’s forthcoming book argues that American evangelicals are morally obligated to support […]
The Rev. Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove is an author, preacher and religious activist. He is the co-founder of Rutba House, an intentional community in Durham, North Carolina, aimed at breaking down divides between the homeless community and other residents. He helps lead the Red Letter Christian Movement, which speaks out regularly against President Donald Trump, and the […]
The Rev. Kaji Dousa is senior pastor for Park Avenue Christian Church in New York City. She sued the Trump administration in 2019, arguing that the government violated her religious freedom rights by putting her on a watchlist in response to her immigration-related activism.
The Rev. Traci Blackmon serves as associate general minister of justice and local church ministries for the United Church of Christ and senior pastor of Christ the King United Church of Christ in Florissant, Missouri. She has criticized many of President Donald Trump’s policies and joined dozens of other faith leaders to call for prayers […]
Support for socialism is on the rise in the U.S. What’s the religious response?