I love Trinity College professor and journalist Mark Silk‘s short pieces on religion and politics at Religion News Service. Now if we can only get him to buy into the phrase “court evangelical!”
If I were one of Trump’s’s house prophets, I’d be pondering whether all the encouragement they’re giving him isn’t actually the work of a deceiving spirit from the Lord, intended to destroy his presidency. Such as, for example, their enticement to ban transgender people from the military, a policy that is opposed by Republican senators, the Pentagon, military families, and the American people generally.
Of course, if one of those prophets stands up like Micaiah, odds are the President won’t listen to him. Which, as in the case of Micaiah and Ahab, would be all to the good.
Read the entire post here. (HT: Barton Price on FB)