Magazine Panders to the Left: Conservative evangelicals oppose Christianity Today impeachment editorial

In this Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019, file photo, President Donald Trump listens to a question during a meeting in the Oval Office of the White House, in Washington. As the political clamor caused by a top Christian magazine’s call to remove Trump from office continues to reverberate, more than 100 conservative evangelicals closed ranks further around Trump on Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci, File))FILE – In this Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019, file photo, President Donald Trump listens to a question during a meeting in the Oval Office of the White House, in Washington. As the political clamor caused by a top Christian magazine’s call to remove Trump from office continues to reverberate, more than 100 conservative evangelicals closed ranks further around Trump on Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci, File)) The Associated Press

A group of more than 100 conservative evangelical Christians on Sunday sent a letter to Christianity Today magazine protesting an editorial the magazine published calling for removing President Trump from office.

The signatories painted the criticism of Trump as a swipe at them, the president’s supporters. “Your editorial offensively questioned the spiritual integrity and Christian witness of tens-of-millions of believers who take seriously their civic and moral obligations,” the evangelicals wrote.

The evangelicals focused criticism on Christianity Today Editor-in-Chief Mark Galli, who wrote the anti-Trump editorial, and suggested that they might stop reading and advertising in the magazine.

Galli on Sunday acknowledged some readers had canceled subscriptions since the editorial came out, but said three times as many people had bought new ones..

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