We are experiencing something extraordinary in American politics: A man who has never held public office appears to have become a force of nature this election cycle, and he is achieving this, according to polls, with no small amount of support from evangelical Christians.
The really puzzling thing is that Donald Trump defies every stereotype of a candidate you would typically expect Christians to vote for.
How much does the average evangelical Christian supporting Trump know about his history? Very little, it would seem. Many are content to follow the no-nonsense persona, rather than dig into Trump’s past record.
Trump professes to be a Christian and says the Bible is his favorite book. While we should not judge a man’s heart or motive, we can and should evaluate his words and actions.
Therefore, there are three questions I believe all evangelical Christians should ask themselves before supporting Donald Trump for President.
1) What is known about Trump’s personal life and morality?
John Stemberger is President and General Counsel of Florida Family Action.