The Rev. Rick Scarborough, a leading evangelical in Texas, has recruited 5,000 "patriot pastors" nationwide to promote an agenda that aligns neatly with Republican platforms. "We urge them to avoid legal entanglement, but there are times in a pastor's life when he needs to take a biblical stand," Scarborough said. "Our higher calling is to Christ."These preachers are demonstrating a remarkable capacity to ignore every sign of scandal, incompetence, decadence and corruption within the GOP.
The campaign encourages individual pastors to use sermons, Bible studies and rallies to drive Christians to the polls -- and, by implication or outright endorsement, to Republican candidates.
Tuesday, October 03, 2006
The LA Times published an interesting story about "Pastors Guiding Voters to GOP." Texas Southern Baptist pastor Rick Scarborough is among those mentioned as leading vote getting efforts. Here's a quote:
Posted by Bruce Prescott at 8:00 AM