Followers of Jesus, We Need a New Name


From Tony Campolo at

“We Red Letter Christians are a movement that, in accord with what Jesus said in Matthew 25, wants to make room for needy immigrants in America. We seek social politics that serve those whom Jesus called “the least of these.” We reject the disparaging language used by one of the leading “Evangelical” candidates when referring to women. Red Letter Christians are committed to sharing the love of Christ with Muslims, therefore we turn away from rhetoric that paints all Muslims with a broad brush of negativity. Furthermore, we do not believe we can communicate Christ’s love if we are identified with the politics of an “evangelical” candidate who calls us to be suspicious of all Mexican people.”

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