As America gets ready for the presidency of New York billionaire Donald Trump, John Piper, founder and teacher of desiringGod.org and chancellor of Bethlehem College & Seminary called the president-elect a “morally unqualified” leader but said Christians have never required a morally qualified leader to thrive. “I regard Donald Trump as not qualified for the presidency. But today he will become president,” Piper wrote in a Desiring God post on Friday.

“Donald Trump’s immoral behavior in the past, and his ongoing unwillingness to renounce it as evil, show that he is morally unfit to lead our nation,” Piper explained before noting: “So was Hillary Clinton because she approves of killing unborn children.” Piper then proceeded to highlight examples of Trump’s immoral past including his shady business dealings and track record with women. READ MORE