Trump Cabinet’s Bible Teacher Says Coronavirus Was Caused by Gays and Climate Activists

27 March 2020

Ralph Drollinger, the minister who hosts a weekly bible study for Trump’s cabinet members has placed blame for the coronavirus on gays and environmentalism. People with “depraved minds” are also igniting “God’s wrath”. (Image: Danielle Drollinger / Wikimedia Commons / Public Domain)

Ralph Drollinger, a minister who leads a weekly Bible study group for President Trump’s cabinet, argues in two blog posts and a rambling Bible study guide published in the past few days, that the coronavirus is a form of God’s wrath upon nations.

America “is experiencing the consequential wrath of God,” Drollinger wrote in a March 21 “Bible study” on his Capitol Ministries blog. In addition to gays and lesbians, Drollinger also laid blame on people with “depraved minds,” environmentalists and those who deny the existence of God for igniting “God’s wrath”. The New York Times recently referred to Drollinger as the Trump Cabinet’s “shadow diplomat”.

The Intercept reports:

“Relative to the coronavirus pandemic crisis, this is not God’s abandonment wrath nor His cataclysmic wrath, rather it is sowing and reaping wrath,” wrote Drollinger. “A biblically astute evaluation of the situation strongly suggests that America and other countries of the world are reaping what China has sown due to their leaders’ recklessness and lack of candor and transparency.”

Neither does he miss a chance to condemn those who worship the “religion of environmentalism” and express a “proclivity toward lesbianism and homosexuality.” These individuals, Drollinger argues in “Is God Judging America Today?”, one of the minister’s posts about coronavirus pandemic, have infiltrated “high positions in our government, our educational system, our media and our entertainment industry” and “are largely responsible for God’s consequential wrath on our nation.”

The Drollinger-led Bible study meets every Wednesday morning with members of Trump’s cabinet, including Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, and Health Secretary Alex Azar. Carson and Azar, notably, are members of the coronavirus task force guiding the federal government response to the pandemic.

Vice President Mike Pence, a member of the task force and a listed host of Capitol Ministries, is also tied to the Bible study. Emails obtained by Gizmodo show administration officials coordinating with Drollinger’s group to schedule a session of the Bible study, including the possibility of hosting the weekly event in Pence’s West Wing office.

At least 52 GOP lawmakers also participate in a Capitol Hill version of Drollinger’s Bible study, which meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Sponsors of the event include House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., and Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., the second-ranking GOP lawmaker in the Senate.

According to NBC News, this is not the first time Drollinger has made offensive remarks about gay people. In just the past two years, Drollinger has written multiple blog posts about the dangers of homosexuality. In a 2018 post, “Understanding the Book of Leviticus Today,” for example, he compared same-sex relationships to a woman who “loves her cat” and predicted the embrace of gay marriage would be akin to choosing “a path toward extinction”.

Drollinger also thinks the welfare state begins with the family, followed by the church, and has supported Donald Trump since he was a long-shot in the primaries. In January, when a New York Times opinion piece described Drollinger and others as “Christian nationalists,” he wrote a 1400-word letter to complain. “Of all the Bible studies I’ve written on policy, Trump’s enacting everything I’ve written,” the BBC reports.

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  1. Can life in America become more stupid. Seems like they trying to go back to the dark ages. Maybe is punishment for Trump advocating to grab woman by the “Pussy”

  2. Dave here for Charlotte, NC….unfortunately the answer appears to be yes. There are two realities in American now and the “deep state”, don’t what the f… your talking about is now in told control. I’m living it and it is scary. You can’t make this shit up. Help!

  3. There have been variations of the theme that the potus is a young Christian. Apparently that could be interpreted that you can say or do anything at this stage and God is obligated to be more merciful?! Only God knows the facts about any person or situation. (Jeremiah 17:9) God created all of us in His image and died for all of as a totally innocent man in the flesh during His brief ministry on earth. All of us will be held accountable for our actions whether good or bad. We are all born with a sinful nature and judging a certain group or type of people is not a good idea whether your a Christian or not. In many cases I am sad to say that it is difficult to see/discern the differences between someone who walks in the world and loves the world and not God. There should be some [a distinction] things about a Christian that would attract and not drive non believers off the rails deeper into the worlds system..much of the professing church has been caught up and swept away with worldly noise and chatter that is not of God.
    Many preachers in the pulpits have been spewing out and placing their own spin on Gods word..In some cases these ministers were never truly called by God..God forgive us..God forgive me if any of this is contrary to Your word and teaching. I believe the truth is embedded in this scripture regarding the present leadership of America. These are Gods words not mine so if there is a problem we know who to turn to don't we. Matthew 7:15-20 "You Will Know Them by Their Fruits"

  4. Wake up.. What better way to impose MARSHALL LAW than to have A man made fatal disease wipe out the people then provide No emergency responses except to say it’s not that bad.You know why you lost ur jobs have no food. No income no thing !!! It’s naziism totalarism DICTATOR ship. Plan on being kept inside for couple years or at least till election ha the placement of a ruler in DC. Even the animals are getting it…..pretty soon ooh nook now our food supply is contaminated & so on. No school no honest reporting of anything unlesz it’s negative. What r we. Willing to do to stop it??? Apparently not. A dam. Thing. Laws don’t APply to them remember.The constitution is being destroyed mocked & haTed it’s to fair??? Truth will never be a part of our socizty or theirs.. What good r checks if you. Can’t go Nywhere the money is not going to help it’s a distraction


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