American Evangelical Angst Over Trump Loss Disproportionate In Western Churches

Unless one lives under a rock, it would be hard to be unaware of the considerable disquiet and unrest within the evangelical community in the US over the Trump election loss, the extent of which appears to be almost unprecedented. Almost immediately at the time that mainstream media outlets were calling the election for Biden,… Continue reading American Evangelical Angst Over Trump Loss Disproportionate In Western Churches

Heresy Is Key Feature Of Credulous US White Evangelicalism [3]

After writing the first two posts it has become clear a summary or conclusion would be helpful, so here it is. SYNOPSIS OF EVENTS: Prior to the 2016 presidential election campaign. various prophecies are produced that the Republican candidate (POTUS 45) will win the election. POTUS 45 wins the election campaign and is inaugurated as… Continue reading Heresy Is Key Feature Of Credulous US White Evangelicalism [3]

Heresy Is Key Feature Of Credulous US White Evangelicalism [2]

In part 1 of this two part series, dominionism and some related theologies were examined. Part 2 continues this discussion more in relation to the 2020 presidential elections in the US. A key aspect of dominionism closely tied to dispensationalism is the belief that Christians must help to usher in the “end times” and the… Continue reading Heresy Is Key Feature Of Credulous US White Evangelicalism [2]

Heresy Is Key Feature Of Credulous US White Evangelicalism [1]

If you have tracked the four years since the 2016 US presidential election and the re-election campaign this year, you’ll be well aware of the controversy that has surrounded the 45th president and the division created in Evangelical communities worldwide over whether to support him or not. Polling has showed majority support for the 45th… Continue reading Heresy Is Key Feature Of Credulous US White Evangelicalism [1]

Can The Church Or The Government Build A Better Society?

This could be a political question, a theological question, or both. Because it is not just a straightforward political issue, but has ramifications for theology, it qualifies to appear on this blog. The issue at stake is for differing views for Christians about how much of the personal impacts of their faith can be expressed… Continue reading Can The Church Or The Government Build A Better Society?

What is the purported appeal of the NZ New Conservatives political party?

The New Conservative Party is not really new. They are an existing party that was formerly led by Colin Craig (jokingly called CCCP by some) that receives a considerable amount of support from right wing Christian groups in NZ. The (New) Conservatives claim that they are not a Christian based party, but anyone who moves… Continue reading What is the purported appeal of the NZ New Conservatives political party?

Christians and Politics: Engaging A Wider Community [3]

So far we’ve taken an indepth look at the key theologies that influence the evangelical church to mostly support the right wing of politics. We’ve highlighted that there is a division between the white evangelical and black evangelical communities in the US. This division is probably seen between different segments of the Christian church worldwide… Continue reading Christians and Politics: Engaging A Wider Community [3]

Christians and Politics: Engaging A Wider Community [2]

Continuing our discussion from Part 1 about some of the key issues, that part addressed some of the matters arising from Dominionist theology. Another theology which has long been justified by evangelicals in support of conservative political outlooks is, of course, Dispensationalism. It is quite different from yet similar in certain respects to Dominionism; both… Continue reading Christians and Politics: Engaging A Wider Community [2]

Christians and Politics: Engaging A Wider Community [1]

In the Evangelical spectrum of Christianity, engagement most commonly occurs with the right wing of the political spectrum. We shall attempt here to discuss why this is so, and how this could contradict with other Christian viewpoints of society. As evangelicals, we are well aware that a lot of political engagement in our part of… Continue reading Christians and Politics: Engaging A Wider Community [1]