White evangelicals, at least, voted in massive numbers for Donald Trump. Many of them were genuine churchgoers, though it’s not always appreciated that ‘evangelical’ in the US is a social identifier like ‘Church of England’ used to be in the UK; it doesn’t mean they go to church or even believe in God.
Evangelicals have had reason to wonder, though, whether they were just being used for their votes by someone who had every reason to tell them what they wanted to hear. Trump has already backtracked on some of the key commitments he made during the campaign – a register of Muslims, the total repeal of Obamacare and a wall on the US-Mexico border. But would he keep in with the evangelicals?
It seems so.
One of the members of Trump’s evangelical advisory board formed during the campaign has told his congregation he is still speaking weekly to Trump. As Warren Throckmorton reports, Gateway Church’s pastor Robert Morris said: “I did not share this with you before the election but I have been serving on a Spiritual Advisory Council to now President-elect Trump, for about three months. And we, for the past three months, every Monday morning we have a conference call. And my understanding is I don’t know…[READ ENTIRE ARTICLE BY CLICKING HERE: http://www.christiantoday.com/article/trump.and.the.evangelicals.will.he.drop.them.now.hes.won/101653.htm