USCCB’s Campaign for a ‘Hispanic U.S. Church’, by Dr. Christopher ManionFebruary 12, 2020
Daily Reading & Meditation: Wednesday (February 12)February 12, 2020
By Shane Idleman, The Stream, February 12, 2020
Shane Idleman is the founder and lead pastor of Westside Christian Fellowship in Southern California and the creator of the WCF Radio Network. His program, Regaining Lost Ground, points us back to God and reminds us that although times change, truth does not. His books, blogs, and sermons can all be found at ShaneIdleman.com.
Following much reader interest in my op-ed “How Can You Follow Jesus and Support Donald Trump?” I’ve decided to write a follow-up.
The title above may be shocking and disheartening to pro-Trump Americans, but it’s a reality check regarding what could happen. The 2020 election will be one of the most important elections in the history of America (as was Abraham Lincoln’s — who was a Republican fighting slavery).
President Trump barely won in many swing states, with margins as low as 1.2 percent in Florida and a very narrow 0.23 percent in Michigan. We must realize how narrow this is. The 2016 election caught Democrats off guard, but they won’t let that happen again. My concern is that the 2020 election will catch Republicans off guard this time. Complacency may lead to apathy when the economy is good and the president’s approval rating is high. We can’t become comfortable thinking that Trump will easily take it again.
If God wants Trump re-elected, as I’m convinced is the case, He wants us to trust in Him, not in opinion polls and the economy. Be clear on this: amid voter fraud, ballot harvesting, and media giants railing against Trump, only a sovereign act of God can bring about a re-election. ….