David Platt’s Reflection on the President’s Surprise Visit

As I discussed in my previous post, President Donald Trump stopped in at McLean Bible Church yesterday to receive prayer. The church's pastor, David Platt, has posted a letter to his congregation about the event. Platt's letter makes clear that the purpose of the president's visit was to be prayed for, not to pray for …

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Trump’s Unusual Brief Visit to Church

Yesterday afternoon was surely one of the odder moments in the history of presidential churchgoing. Returning from midday golf game at the Trump National Golf Club in Loudoun County, Virginia, the President stopped at McLean Bible Church at 2:20 pm to appear in a regularly scheduled Sunday service that started at 1:00 pm. The church …

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President and Mrs. Trump Attend Christmas Eve Service at Washington National Cathedral

President Trump altered his Christmas plans and remained in D.C. to deal with the government shutdown. Mrs. Trump flew back to D.C. from Florida on Christmas Eve afternoon. At 10 p.m. they attended service of Holy Eucharist at Washington National Cathedral. It was Trump's third visit as president to the cathedral and his first for …

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