Christian groups express ‘grave concerns’ about Trump agenda, appointments

By EMILY MCFARLAN MILLER, Sight Magazine |  January 10, 2017

The National Council of Churches and several other Christian organisations have released a statement expressing “grave concerns” with President-elect Donald Trump’s policies and picks to lead his Cabinet and other departments.

“We urge President-Elect Donald Trump, who has said he shares our Christian faith, to take seriously his responsibility to bring our nation together and to heed the oath he will take to preserve, protect and defend America,” read the statement, released last Friday.

“He can start this work before the oath of office is taken with his policy agenda and political appointments.”

Among the policy items that “would put the most vulnerable among us in jeopardy,” is his campaign promise to repeal the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, if Mr Trump does not immediately offer a replacement, the statement said. Scripture instead instructs Christians to care for the poor and vulnerable, it said...READ MORE

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