World, Let’s Join Them: A Little Encouragement for this Post-Election Season

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By Nikki Norris

At least half of our nation is stunned, and many are grieving. We grieve a loss, yes, but more than that, we grieve for those who no longer feel safe. For me, the horror began early this year as evangelical leader after evangelical leader spoke out in support of Donald Trump. How professed followers of Jesus – the model of self-sacrificial love – could support a platform built on hate is baffling. And now, after a staggering 81% of white evangelicals voted for Trump, I can’t decide what’s worse: the knife in the back from the American people, or the twist of the knife from the evangelical church. Continue reading