July 17, 2019 | From Breitbart
At least two Democrat candidates, Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) and South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg, are hiring “faith advisors,” and the Democratic National Committee has hired Rev. Derrick Harkins, an anti-Trump pastor who left his longtime post at Nineteenth Street Baptist Church to take a job at a controversial college in New York.
“The DNC hired former Washington, D.C. anti-Trump pastor, Rev. Derrick Harkins,” Fox News reported last month, saying he “held a similar position in 2012 and has been the senior vice president of Union Theological Seminary in New York City, which recently celebrated ‘rejoicing in the queerness of God.’”
Within the Democratic Party, there is a huge spectrum of deeply faithful people,” Serene Jones, president of the college, told Fox News.
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For too long, when we look at religion in America, we have associated with just politics and the religious communities that have been associated with the Republican Party and conservative politics…and there is a strong progressive Christian voice that is being spoken and lifted up and demanding to be heard.
“Aside from the pro-abortion platforms, the Democrats have also alienated religious voters by working so tirelessly to remove God from daily political activities,” Clarion News reported. “For instance, the phrase ‘so help me God’ was removed from U.S. House Committee oaths earlier this year at the insistence of Democrats.” (Excerpt from Breitbart.)