Trump Promises to Protect Christians From Persecution

Speaking to an audience of devoted fans at the National Religious Broadcasters Convention in Nashville last Friday, Donald Trump said if re-elected president he will “… create a new federal task force on fighting anti-Christian bias. … Its mission will be to investigate all forms of illegal discrimination, harassment and persecution against Christians in America.”


Dr. Robert Jeffress, pastor of the mega First Baptist Church in Dallas, said Trump’s speech ” was the most powerfully pro-Christian speech I’ve ever heard from any president. He will win the Christian vote in a landslide!”

From the beginning of the nation, presidents and candidates have used religious language and quoted Scripture to influence especially conservative Christians to vote for them and back their policies. Not all have meant what they said, or followed through in their personal and political lives in ways that reflected the faith they claimed to hold.

Trump also repeated his assertion that the “radical left…” want(s)to tear down crosses where they can, and cover them up with social justice flags,” adding, “But no one will be touching the cross of Christ under the Trump administration, I swear to you.” I always thought crosses were a good defense against

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