ARP_926An evangelical group aimed at “restoring America to its Judeo-Christian heritage” through political action has sent out a mass email to over 10,000 pastors in the United States, encouraging them to take a proactive approach in having Christian-minded politicians elected to political office.

The group, American Renewal Project, is prepping for the 2014 election cycle by organizing voter registration drives and pastor policy briefings, focusing its attention on 12 key states, many of which have Senate races in 2014. The group is also going city-to-city to hold “Pastors and Pews” events, where they hope to attract hundreds of pastors to be briefed on their state’s political policies and hear from influential politicians, including possible presidential contenders.

American Renewal Project, led by evangelical political activist David Lane, recently sent out an email blast to over 10,000 pastors in America listing “8 Things Pastors Need to Know if We are to Save America.” The first item on the list argues that the political atmosphere in the U.S. is similar to a game of chess, and Christian leaders need to do their part in getting involved in the political arena in order to see a change in the future of America….
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