White Nationalism, Gun Violence, and Donald Trump’s Complicity

good samaritan

by John Ellis

In January 2016, the pastor of a small Baptist church in Alabama made national news after he sent a letter rife with racism and anti-immigrant sentiments to the editor of the The Alabama Baptist. The letter (which can be read in full here) contains a barrage of hateful rhetoric and proudly and demonically crows the unbiblical claim that, “It is not a matter of loving your neighbor. My neighbors are the people that value the same standards of life and way of life that I value.”

As a “Baptist pastor,” Ted Sessoms should be very familiar with Jesus’ Parable of the Good Samaritan. Apparently, though, he’s not.

Continue reading


Christians Need to Repudiate Racism and Call Racists to Repentance


by John Ellis

Whenever I write an article for PJ Media about the horrific racism that characterizes the alt-right movement, I get cussed out, called a liberal purveyor of fake news, and told that I’m race-baiting, whatever that means, with the occasional death threat tossed in for good measure. While I do not enjoy being baptized with vitriol, I strive to write what I believe to be true, regardless of the possible consequences.[1] Throughout the 2016 presidential campaign, I was very vocal in my opposition to Donald Trump. And one of my stated reasons is that I believed (still do, for the record) that President Trump taps into the some of the worst, most sinful, self-serving impulses in our fallen (sinful) bodies and souls.

Continue reading


Owing to my many #NeverTrump blog posts and articles, I’m frequently accused of being in the bag for Hillary Clinton. Which is frustrating for two reasons: 1. I’ve specifically stated, multiple time, that I’m #NeverHillary, too. 2. If the totality of my writing output is taken into consideration, believing that I support Hillary Clinton requires a gigantic leap to nowhere.

To help with people’s confusion about my support of Hillary Clinton, I’ve written this for my day job: