Evangelicals love Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump because they are in love with the world and current Church culture is to blame, according to a novel explanation from the Rev. Robert Cunningham. “It is clear that evangelical support for Donald Trump serves as a humbling rebuke that we cannot ignore, but what is less clear is what needs rebuking.

The easy answer is our doctrine and conviction, but the better answer is our loves,” began Cunningham, who leads Tates Creek Presbyterian Church in Lexington, Kentucky, in the conclusion of a blog post on the phenomenon of Trump’s political ascension last Thursday. “Indeed, Donald Trump is a clear indication that the evangelical Church is ignoring the Apostle John’s simple command, ‘Do not love the world or anything in the world.’ Evangelicals in our day are in love with the world and things of this world, and that is why evangelicals in our day are in love with Donald Trump,” he ended. READ MORE