As a church, as a nation, we must reckon with the events of this past week. For many in Washington D.C. on Wednesday, what inspired their hate-filled crimes was their Christian faith. These acts of terror were not in spite of their faith, it was inspired by their faith.
The halls of democracy and the capital of our nation was overtaken by White Christian Nationalism. This White Christian Nationalism is not new. It sin that has festered in our nations heart for generations.