Beck and Barton
The only way to impact our culture is to stand up and proclaim the Gospel and the absolute Truth of God. It’s a Jesus who commands that we repent and follow Him as our Lord and Savior. We cannot foist righteousness on America through political activism or legislation. Only Jesus through the power of the Holy Spirit can regenerate our hearts supernaturally, by exchanging His righteousness for our wickedness.

Kyle Mantyla over at RWW has the bizarre and provocative headline, and the audio to go with it:

It has been no secret that there have been some among the Religious Right who have raised concerns about the prominent role that Glenn Beck has been playing within the movement because he is a practitioner of the Mormon faith.  And given David Barton’s close ties to Beck, Barton has also received criticism for defending Beck, often by claiming that if you judge Beck simply by the “fruits” of his works and not his label, he is really a Christian.

While Beck himself openly embraces his Mormon faith and has even dedicated entire programs to defending it, Barton continues to insist that Beck is really just a Mormon in name only, and he only does that because he has a loyalty to the church for helping him overcome with problems with alcohol.

As Barton explained to Steve Deace last week, individual Mormons can go to Heaven and Beck really “became a Christian back when he was in Alcoholics Anonymous” but identifies as a Mormon today only “because he has a loyalty to them”:

Audio here