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Evangelical Leader on Trump's Speech: 'Politics Driving the Gospel'

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By    |   Monday, 18 Jan 2016 02:19 PM

Evangelical Christian leader Russell Moore unleashed a twitter storm during GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump's speech at Liberty University Monday, calling it "politics driving the gospel rather than the other way around."


Moore, president of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, the moral and public policy agency of the nation's largest Protestant denomination, even lobbed a Twitter burn at Liberty's leader, Jerry Falwell Jr.


The speech to a record 13,000 people assembled at the university, according to Trump, was carried live on Newsmax TV.

Moore, who wrote "Onward: Engaging the Culture Without Losing the Gospel," sub-tweeted the approximate 45-minute event.


He slammed the speech as:


And warned evangelicals:


He also bashed Trump for his front-running bragging:


As well as his multiple marriages.


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Evangelical Christian leader Russell Moore unleashed a twitter storm during GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump's speech at Liberty University Monday, calling it "politics driving the gospel rather than the other way around."
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