Joe Scarborough said that some Christian preachers were demonstrating that staying in Trump's good graces was more important than staying true to their faith.
"They think they are more moral and smarter than the rest of us," Jerry Falwell, the president of Liberty University, complained to Fox & Friends.
Evangelical leaders would "take the shameless conman [Trump] over the principles that they're preaching in the holy season as we celebrate Jesus," Sharpton said.
177 evangelical leaders, including Jerry Falwell Jr., Robert Jeffress and Cissie Graham Lynch, sent a letter to Christianity Today on Sunday rebuking its scathing op-ed against Trump.
Editor in chief Mark Galli said some of his "brothers and sisters" were willing to defend the commander-in-chief "to the end."
A right wing evangelical pastor has claimed that teenage climate change activist Greta Thunberg is "psychologically disturbed" while suggesting she could be possessed by a "demonic spirit."
An LGBTQ news site has claimed that the number of people who supposedly signed a petition against a hypothetical gay Christmas movie website are artificially inflated.
The televangelist argued that withdrawal from northern Syria will embolden enemies of the U.S. around the globe to seize more disputed territory and make us seem unreliable to our allies.
Cameron Strang, founder and CEO of 'Relevant' magazine, is accused of saying his readers "[don't] want to see scary black men on the cover."
Pastor Robert Jeffress, serves on President Trump's Evangelical Advisory Board, told young climate activist Greta Thunberg the rainbow was "God's promise that the polar ice caps aren't going to melt and flood the world again."
The evangelical leader also suggested that persecuted Indians should pray for Modi in the hope it will prompt him to better protect religious minorities.
Newsweek spoke to two academics who immersed themselves in evangelical communities to understand how a quarter of the U.S. population came to reject the idea that climate change is a man-made problem.
"I couldn't stay silent anymore," said one student. "I would like to see President Falwell address this himself and for there to be an investigation into the allegations."
"Loving Jesus doesn't always cure suicidal thoughts," Wilson tweeted on Monday. "Loving Jesus doesn't always cure depression."
"If you believe that God is watching as poison is being belched into the air of creation, and people are being harmed by it—countries are at risk of vanishing in low-lying areas—what do you suppose God thinks of that?" he asked the audience.
Focus on the Family founder James Dobson has argued gays and lesbians can be cured and find "wholeness in their newfound heterosexuality."
Paxton Singer, a former youth pastor at Harvest Bible Chapel in Aurora, asked the teen for naked photos, inquired about his sexual habits and requested the two spend the weekend together.
"You wanna push God's buttons? Start talking about Israel and dividing his land." said televangelist Frank Amedia, Trump's onetime "liaison for Christian policy."
Harris stunned the evangelical community last month when he announced he was "falling away" from his religion. "By all the measurements that I have for defining a Christian, I am not a Christian."
Manuel Torres claims being alone in a patrol car with a female trainee would give "the appearance of sinful conduct," invoking the so-called "Mike Pence rule."
"I have undergone a massive shift in regard to my faith in Jesus," says Josh Harris, author of 'I Kissed Dating Goodbye.'
The latest NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll found that 73 percent of white evangelical Christians approve of the job Trump is doing as president, while only 23 percent disapprove.
Paul Dorr, who burned four LGBT children's books he got from the library, claims his actions were protected by the First Amendment. A judge disagreed.
You'd think the church would be all over helping the vulnerable. Think again.
With a cross on the side and a tailgate with dripping blood painted on it, the Heaven Bound Mud Bogger is Rev. Terrry Billings' four-wheel tool for saving souls.
The Evangelical Covenant Church (ECC) voted Friday to evict a pastor and expel his Minneapolis church from the denomination, ending a five-year conflict over LGBT inclusion.
Few things would better safeguard religious freedom than if American evangelicals regained their leadership position on religious freedom.
"[Evangelicals] believe in absolute moral and spiritual truth, and they tend to vote those convictions at the ballot box," pastor Robert Jeffress said.
"The Bible will always be used as a justifier for whatever you want."
Pastor Robert Jeffress also slammed Reproductive Health Act as "barbaric."