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In an email to Religion News Service, Jerry Falwell Jr.
was not much more circumspect: “It comes down to a question who is more credible in the eyes of the voters — the candidate or the accuser,” said Jerry Falwell Jr., the president of evangelical Liberty University who has endorsed Trump and Moore, both Republicans.“The same thing happened to President Trump a few weeks before his election last year except it was several women making allegations,” Falwell told RNS in an email.
Given the state’s large number of white evangelicals, they will likely dictate its direction for the foreseeable future.
So the answer depends on a second question: Will they desert Roy Moore?
The headlines coming out of the Episcopal Church’s annual U. convention are stunning — endorsement of cross-dressing clergy, blessing same-sex marriage, the sale of their headquarters since they can’t afford to maintain it.
The American branch of the Church of England, founded when the Vatican balked at permitting King Henry VIII to continue annulling marriages to any wife who failed to bear him sons, is in trouble. Even the little African Methodist Episcopal denomination -- founded in in 1787 -- has passed the Episcopalians.
The church is hemorrhaging money like crazy and no one seems to know how to turn off the spigot.”“The accelerating fragmentation of the strife-torn Episcopal Church USA,” writes Christian author Charlotte Allen.
“ in which large parishes and entire dioceses are opting out of the church, isn’t simply about gay bishops, the blessing of same-sex unions or the election of a woman as presiding bishop.
Is Alabama the state of Roy Moore, or is it the state of Doug Jones?
One poll conducted before The Washington Post broke the accusations against Moore had him up 11 points over Democrat Doug Jones, who, by contrast, has campaigned on the fact that he prosecuted the Ku Klux Klan members responsible for bombing the 16th Street Baptist Church.
Moore and Jones represent the two faces of the South.
This is the fate promised to all faithful Christians.
Thus, Moore’s brother compared Moore, an alleged pedophile, to Jesus Christ.