Seeking Power in Jesus’ Name: Trump Sparks a Rise of Patriot Churches

The Washington Post‘s Sarah Pulliam Bailey reports that the rise of Christian nationalism under Trump has led to the creation of Patriot Churches, “part of an evolving network of nondenominational start-up congregations that say they want to take the country back for God.” Three Patriot Churches formed in September in Virginia, Washington state, and Tennessee. A Sunday attendee in Tennessee told Pulliam Bailey, “When I hear patriot, it’s probably someone who is pro-gun, against mandated vaccinations, probably a Republican and opposes abortion. I fit those.”

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