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Trump Is Bringing Progressive Protestants Back to Church

posted on December 12, 2016

The Atlantic’s Emma Green reports on anecdotal evidence that progressive Protestant church attendance has spiked in the wake of President-elect Donald Trump’s victory. Green writes that church attendees are “feeling lost and alone and seeking moral guidance.” Trey Lyon, a pastor at Park Avenue Baptist Church in Atlanta, said, “Most of our folks are fugitives and refugees from the brand of ‘evangelicalism’ that elected Trump—so for our folks it was mostly grieving and trying to figure out how the hell the people they grew up with could call themselves Christians and support Trump after all that he has unapologetically said and done.”

Read at The Atlantic