[Statement] Pastor Robert Jeffress on UN speech: Most Courageous UN Speech in History … ‘Thank God for President Who Will Call Evil ‘Evil’’

DALLAS — Dr. Robert Jeffress, the senior pastor of First Baptist Dallas, releases the following statement in response to President Trump’s speech to the United Nations on Tuesday:

“For far too long the United States has poured countless millions of dollars into a United Nations that fights against American interests, pacifies global tyrants, promotes anti-Semitism and mismanages humanitarian crises. President Trump’s inaugural visit to the U.N. General Assembly represents a day of reckoning for a near hopeless bureaucracy, and his inaugural speech was the most courageous speech ever delivered by any President to address that global body. Thank God for a President who will call evil ‘evil.’ Today, Trump was Churchill.”


Dr. Robert Jeffress is a best-selling author of 24 books, a nationally and internationally syndicated TV and radio host and the senior pastor of First Baptist Church Dallas, one of the largest and most influential churches in America. Pathway to Victory, Dr. Jeffress’ broadcast ministry, airs daily nationwide on more than 900 radio stations and is broadcast live to 195 countries. His latest book is, “A Place Called Heaven: 10 Surprising Truths About Your Eternal Home,” available at bookstores everywhere. He is an evangelical advisor to the president of the United States, Donald J. Trump.

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