Jeffres said he and his staff, which oversee his 12,000-member church, "are neither offering nor encouraging members to seek religious exemptions from the vaccine mandates."
Representative Adam Kinzinger said Tuesday that Christian leaders should "lead the flock back into the truth."
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.
"I don't know what the hell is wrong with these people," Michael Steele said.
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."
Robert Jeffress, an ardent Trump supporter known for his anti-LGBTQ commentary, also denied the existence of climate change on a segment in which he appeared with the president of an organization identified by the Southern Poverty Law Center as a hate group.
The Southern Baptist pastor said "there is a spiritual component" to gun violence that is being ignored.
"[Evangelicals] believe in absolute moral and spiritual truth, and they tend to vote those convictions at the ballot box," pastor Robert Jeffress said.
"We shouldn't condemn either one for standing up for their convictions," Pastor Robert Jeffress said.
As this remarkable ten days for Israelis ends, many here are very optimistic, but some feel that trouble may be just around the corner.
Jeffress led a prayer at the event marking the opening of the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem.