Earlier this week, we brought you news from CAMERA's Dexter Van Zile, straight from Christ at the Checkpoint, an anti-Israel conference of Christians in Bethlehem. Today, Van Zile gives us his final dispatch as the conference concludes, this one on the anti-Zionist nature of the event and its attendees:
A prominent Palestinian Evangelical leader said explicitly what many people believed all along: Palestinian Evangelical churches are dedicated to the cause of anti-Zionism.
Yes, that’s what he said.
With politicians and security officials from the Palestinian Authority sitting in the front row, Munir Kakish, president of the Council of Evangelical Churches in the Holy Land boldly declared that his organization was at the service of anti-Zionism.
“Palestinian Evangelical churches are working on the intellectual and ideological rejection of Zionism and racism against our people,” he said, echoing the language of the Zionism is racism resolution passed by the UN General Assembly in 1975.
It does not get any clearer than that. Anti-Zionism is part of the Evangelical agenda in the Holy Land.
It’s not a hidden agenda.
It’s a stated agenda...