U.S. Evangelicals Are a Foreign Policy Force to Be Reckoned With

U.S. Evangelicals Are a Foreign Policy Force to Be Reckoned With
Pastor Paula White and other faith leaders pray with President Donald Trump during a rally for evangelical supporters, Miami, Fla., Jan. 3, 2020 (AP photo by Lynne Sladky).

Evangelical groups in the U.S. have played an increasingly powerful role in world affairs since the 1970s, shaping U.S. foreign relations as well as laws and culture in countries around the world, with specific focus on promoting social conservatism and religious liberty, supporting Israel, and providing humanitarian assistance.

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