The Christian Post Bias and Reliability Overview

The Christian Post is a pan-denominational Christian news website launched in 2004. Content focuses on coverage of current events regarding Christian leaders, church bodies and other Christian issues. Based in Washington, D.C., the Post is a member of the Evangelical Press Association and part of the World Evangelical Alliance. The website records approximately 2.3 million visits per month. Ad Fontes Media rates The Christian Post in the skews right category of bias and as most reliable in terms of reliability.

Overall Score

A team of analysts at Ad Fontes Media regularly reviews articles and news programs to rate them in terms of bias and reliability. A weighted average of these ratings results in the overall score for the media source.

The bias rating, demonstrated on the Media Bias Chart®️ on the horizontal axis, ranges from most extreme left to neutral to most extreme right. The reliability rating, demonstrated on the chart’s vertical axis, rates sources on a scale from original fact reporting to analysis, opinion, propaganda and inaccurate/fabricated information.

The following are The Christian Post’s overall bias and reliability scores according to our Ad Fontes Media ratings methodology.

Reliability: 39.57

Bias: 10.08

Reliability scores for articles and shows are on a scale of 0-64. Scores above 24 are generally acceptable; scores above 32 are generally good.

Bias scores for articles and shows are on a scale of -42 to + 42, with higher negative scores being more left, higher positive scores being more right, and scores closer to zero being the most neutral and/or balanced.

Individual Article Scores

The following articles were reviewed by Ad Fontes Media analysts on the basis of reliability and bias. Each article was reviewed by at least three analysts: one conservative, one liberal and one moderate.

The team considers a variety of factors when rating a news article. To determine its reliability score, we consider the article’s veracity, expression, and its headline and graphics. We add each of these scores to the chart on a sliding scale, with the average of those creating the article’s overall reliability score.

To determine an article’s bias score, we consider its language, its political position and how it compares to other stories from other sources on the same topic. We add each of these scores to the chart on a sliding scale, with the average of those creating the article’s overall bias score.

Article URL Bias Reliability
LGBT discrimination, face mask mandate, DACA: 5 actions taken by Biden on his first day in office044.33
Christian groups react to Biden’s executive order on gender identity, sexual orientation13.6730.33
JD Greear's Summit Church to review hiring pastor accused of mishandling past sex crime allegations0.6744.67
Religion and psychology share methods for reducing stress: Univ. of Illinois study345
William Barber warns against ‘simplistic calls for unity,’ ‘policy sin’ at Inaugural Prayer Service-3.6744
President Biden should follow Lincoln’s lead1033.33
Franklin Graham asks Christians to pray for peace during inauguration045.67
Francis Collins says COVID-19 vaccines don't use 'fresh' fetal tissue: 'Absolutely not the case'2.3346
Catholic hospitals can't be forced to perform gender transition surgeries, court rules3.3343.67
Kamala Harris to use Bible owned by first black Supreme Court justice at swearing-in ceremony8.3324
'Forever grateful': Pro-life groups reflect on Trump's accomplishments1934
National Guard screening, Airbnb cancellations: 5 heightened security measures for Biden's inauguration11.3339.33
Trump reflects on his presidential record in farewell speech, extends best wishes to Biden1.3344.33
Christian leaders react to Biden's inauguration: Praying for the country 'knows no politics'0.3341.67
Wearing purple, ‘Amazing Grace,’ few protests: 5 notable things that happened on Inauguration Day-138
President Biden says unity is 'the path forward' in inaugural address-1.3342.33
An evangelical leader’s open letter to President Biden15.6732