Christian conservatives took aim at COVID-19 mandates, big government, critical race theory and LGBTQ issues at a “Culture Engagement Summit” Saturday, urging one another to become engaged in politics through things like voter registration drives, running for office and standing for conservative values.
“Right now, Christians are concerned about seeing our culture unraveling much more quickly than we ever expected, but they’re also concerned about what their response should be to that unraveling,” said Robert Jeffress, senior pastor of First Baptist Dallas and a religious adviser to former President Donald Trump.
Jeffress preached that, “Jesus said, ‘You are the salt of the earth’” and that the primary function of salt was once to serve as a preservative. One reason God has left Christians on the earth is to “push back against evil,” to delay the world’s unraveling, Jeffress said.
“Unfortunately, there are too many Christians…