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One Church’s ‘Freedom Sunday’ Says More About the Church Than American History

First Baptist-Dallas shot off fireworks and once again, linked Christian faith and American patriotism

Freedom Sunday service, First Baptist Church, Dallas

First Baptist-Dallas is an influential megachurch that last year featured a mid-pandemic, July 4th, “Celebrate Freedom” sermon by Mike Pence and a maskless choir…



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Sarah Stankorb

Sarah Stankorb has published with The Washington Post, Marie Claire, Glamour, O, and The Atlantic (among others). @sarahstankorb