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  • A pastor explains his politics after saying Trump has authority to attack North Korea

    A pastor explains his politics after saying Trump has authority to attack North Korea

    • Aug 15, 2017

    Pastor Robert Jeffress says people have overreacted to his statement that God has given President Donald Trump the authority to “take out” North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. The Baptist leader said the Bible has given government the authority to use whatever force necessary, including assassination or war, to topple an evil dictator. The remarks came just a month after an article in a Vatican-approved journal said an Evangelical fundamentalism that was “not adverse to conflicts” was exerting influence on U.S. politics.

  • Judge sentences Catholic man to time in a Baptist church

    Judge sentences Catholic man to time in a Baptist church

    • Jun 2, 2016

    After a Catholic man ended up injuring a Baptist preacher in a brawl following a local hockey game, an Ohio judge sentences him to attend Baptist services for 12 weeks.

  • Southern Baptists tell pastors: hold line on gays

    • Oct 28, 2014

    More than a thousand evangelical pastors and others — gathered for a three-day conference to steel the resolve of Christians who preach that gay relationships are sinful — were asked a simple question: How many live in a state that recognizes same-sex marriage? Hands rose all across the convention hall.

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