The now-famous “Let’s Go Brandon” was chanted at San Antonio’s Cornerstone Church during the “Reawaken America Tour” on Saturday, sparking criticism.
If you’re not familiar with the phrase, “Let’s Go Brandon” is the “G” version for the more explicit version of “(….) Joe Biden.”
The church and rally received criticism from Christian leaders after a video went viral of people chanting the phrase from the pews during worship.
“The church is supposed to be far more than the Republican Party at prayer,” Griffin Gulledge, pastor of Madison Baptist Church in Madison, Ga. tweeted. “We think twice before using church for this political nonsense.”
“I don’t see Jesus fist-pumping to ‘Let’s Go Brandon’ chants. I’m probably out of touch though…Being decent and all,” said Republican and former Virginia Rep. Denver Riggleman.
Former National Security Advisor to Donald Trump Michael Flynn spoke and Oklahoma businessman Clay Clark organized the event. “If we are going to have one nation under God, which we must, we have to have one religion. One nation under God, and one religion under God,” said Flynn.
Clark is the host of the Thrivetime Show podcast. Roger Stone, Mike Lindell, Dr. Alan Keyes and Sidney Powell also have been part of the tour, which launched in Tulsa, Okla. with a focus on religious freedom, freedom of speech and freedom of the press. A final event is scheduled in Dallas Dec. 9-11.
Said one poster on Twitter, “Do not judge. Love they neighbor. Love your enemy. Turn the other cheek. I guess they don’t really practice Christianity.” James 4:12 (NIV), “There is only one Lawgiver and Judge, the one who is able to save and destroy. But you—who are you to judge your neighbor?”
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—By CNJ Staff