Hundreds of evangelical Christian leaders signed a letter this week decrying “Christian Nationalism” as “heretical and antithetical to the teachings of Jesus,” saying it played a role in the storming of the U.S. Capitol last month.
Over 400 pastors and faith leaders signed a lengthy letter released Wednesday on saynotochristiannationalism.org that describes Christian nationalism as “a version of American nationalism that is trying to camouflage itself as Christianity.”
“Over the centuries, there are moments when the Church, the trans-national Body of Christ-followers, has seen distortions of the faith that warranted a response. In ages past, the Church has responded by holding emergency councils in order to unilaterally denounce mutations of the Christian faith, and to affirm the core values at the heart of Christianity,” the evangelical leaders wrote.
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SOURCE: Christian Post, Leah MarieAnn Klett