The American Renewal Project Wants to Mobilize Pastors for the Republican Party

Yonat Shimron of Religion News Service reports that the American Renewal Project is recruiting pastors to run for elected office. Shimron reports, “Driving the project is the Christian nationalist notion that America has strayed from its origins and needs to be restored to its Christian foundations.” The group hosts luncheons for pastors and their families across the country to sell them on the idea of taking their religious ideals and interpersonal skills from the pulpit to public office. Cameron McGill, a Baptist pastor who holds public office and participates in the group, said, “God has called us not just to build our church but to impact the culture.”

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