The Rushmore Report – How to Pray for Today’s Elections

Today’s elections will determine the control of Congress – both in the House and the Senate. Thousands of other candidates will be on the ballot across the country. I’m sure I don’t need to convince you to vote. And as followers of Christ, we certainly understand that we should pray. In fact, it is more […]

The Rushmore Report – Senate Chaplain Has Strong Words for Christians

Barry Black is the 62nd chaplain of the United States Senate. He was elected to this position on June 27, 2003, becoming the first African American and the first Seventh-day Adventist to hold this coveted office. Born in 1948, Black earned multiple awards for his service in the United States Navy, where he served as […]

The Rushmore Report – The Very Simple Reason Evangelicals Are Sticking with Trump

He has been married three times. He has admitted to multiple affairs. His use of crude language is indisputable. He is not an active church person. Yet, President Donald Trump enjoys record support among Americans known as evangelicals – men and woman devoted to Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord. Christian leaders such as Franklin […]

The Rushmore Report – Seven Leading Evangelicals Respond to Kavanaugh Nomination

It has been one week since Brett Kavanaugh was nominated for the Supreme Court. When President Obama nominated two liberal justices to the highest court, most Republicans affirmed his choices. But Democrats were nearly unanimous in their opposition to Kavanaugh – even before they knew who the nominee would be. But what is the Christian […]

The Rushmore Report – Awesome Christian Quotes by U.S. Presidents

Historians disagree on how “Christian” America was and is. One thing is for sure. Throughout our history, our presidents have often stood on biblical principles. You don’t have to take my word for it. Consider some of these direct quotes from some of our most popular leaders. Their words speak for themselves. George Washington – […]

The Rushmore Report – How Religious Are Liberal Senators?

A Democratic member of Congress has urged progressives in politics to “bring their faith to work” and be more open about their religious beliefs. Senator Chris Coons of Delaware and Republican Senator James Lankford of Oklahoma were recent guests on the Church Politics podcast, where they shared their views on politics and religion. Coons explained […]

The Rushmore Report – How Billy Graham Changed My Life

Billy Graham was, with C.S. Lewis, one of the 20th century’s most influential figures in evangelicalism. I never had the honor of meeting Lewis, but I did know Billy, who died last week at 99. He changed my life. I first met him on my grandmother’s porch in Kennebunkport, Maine, in 1985. In her 80s, […]