With controversies swirling around President Trump and the midterm elections approaching, many are asking, how will Evangelicals vote? Some believe values-voting Christians will stay home while others think issues like abortion, immigration, and religious liberty will be enough to drive them to the polls.
This hour we speak with reporters, election analysts, and religious leaders about the 2018 midterms and the Evangelical divide. We'll also take a look back at recent decades and ask how conservative and Evangelical values became so intertwined.
- Sarah McCammon - NPR reporter covering the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast, as well as NPR's lead political reporter assigned to the Donald Trump campaign during the 2016 election (@sarahmccammon)
- Stephen Mansfield - Speaker and New York Times bestselling author of several books including Choosing Donald Trump: God, Anger, Hope, and Why Christian Conservatives Supported Him
- Bob Vander Plaats - Evangelical leader, political activist, as well as President and CEO of The Family Leader; author of If 7:14 An Urgent Call for Revival... It's Time
Colin McEnroe and Chion Wolf contributed to this show.