Ted Cruz: Crazy Holy Roller Dominionist?

Candidate Ted Cruz is being accused of being a messianic figure who is heading up an evangelical coup d’etat -- at least according to the author of an article published in the East Orlando Post and featured as the leading headline in the March 11 issue of the Drudge Report. The piece is entitled Ted Cruz: Closet Pentecostal.   Author Jacob Engels, who describes himself as a “political operative,” writes that Ted Cruz’s father’s pastorate was rooted in “a radical Christian ideology known as Dominionism or Christian Reconstructionism.” Why is Ted Cruz hiding his pentecostal past? As Engels relates it: “Dominionism calls on anointed Christian leaders to take over government to make the laws of the nation in accordance with Biblical laws. Rafael Cruz, at the Pastor Larry Huch’s New Beginnings mega-church in Bedford Texas, outside Dallas, on Aug. 26, 2012, in a Dominionist sermon proclaimed his son, Ted Cruz, to be...(Read Full Article)