As governors continue to deem churches “nonessential,” President Trump announced the opposite this past Friday. In a press conference, he said he considers churches to be “essential” even during the pandemic and urged governors to allow churches to reopen this weekend. He even went so far as to say that if governors don’t let churches reopen, he would override them.
This is encouraging news in light of the many states that have forced churches to close their doors and stripped Christians of their constitutional rights. To those states, Rev. Samuel Rodriguez says enough is enough. Rodriguez—president of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference—says he is tired of the church sitting back passively while the government takes more and more of our freedoms.
On my podcast today, he tells me that what we’re witnessing is a clear wake-up call.