“For what seems like about a decade now, the left has been accusing Christians of being nationalist”
The thing about it is: There were MANY Christian nationalists among American Christians – and people from the left HAVE been giving out this warning, but folks like Hodey Johns didn’t see it UNTIL
“Now we have a pastor on television saying that God is a nationalist and Marjorie Taylor Greene proudly announcing herself as a Christian Nationalist. People have begun calling themselves nationalists in televised prayers.”
and what happened is, I think, there was so much “defense” being played, a moment wasn’t spent to look around and say, “Ok, yes, we need to work on our own too”.
I’m glad for it now: it could’ve been 10 years ago – or actually the hard work should’ve started around 2002-2003 during which there was a lot of flux and time before things started getting fixed around the late 2000s/early 2010s.
Now it’s at the level of elected officials and governors proclaiming loudly and proudly what conservative centrist libertarians excused or missed. Not only is the horse out of the barn, it’s taking arms