Tag : Social Conservative
title : Mike Pence: 'Born-Again, Evangelical Catholic' Comes from Democrat to Republican
summary : Republican vice presidential running mate of Donald Trump, Mike Pence, has had a "strange" religious conversion narrative, according to Indiana-based author Craig Fehrman, who is working on a book about presidents for Simon & Schuster. While Pence grew up in a big Irish Catholic family of Democrats in central Indiana, serving as an altar boy, attending parochial schools and idolizing John F. Kennedy, he converted to evangelical Christianity through the influence of a nondenominational fellowship group in 1978, while a freshman at Indiana's Hanover College.
date : Jul 17, 2016 11:08 AM EDT
title : Evangelical Conservative Christian Educator Declares Trump, Cruz Wrong on Immigration
summary : While Republican presidential candidates vie to take the harshest stance on immigration into the United States, the president of evangelical Christian Northwest University in Kirkland, Wash., Joseph Castleberry, preaches a vastly different philosophy of embracing immigrants, citing that Jesus himself was one. However, it's important to note the higher education administrator has personal reasons to promote this topic: his daughter married a Mexican American, and he authored a new book entitled "The New Pilgrims: How Immigrants are Renewing America's Faith."
date : Feb 11, 2016 11:23 AM EST