NAR leaders have been explicit in their political aims; the theology is very much tied to political developments in the here and now. In the Trump era, the NAR also played a significant role in political mobilization.

Today's prayer event included leaders from each of what the evangelical group calls “the seven centers of power” it wants to influence: government, military, media and arts, business and commerce, education, church and family.

"The scene playing out in Arizona is perhaps the most off-the-rails episode in the Republican Party’s escalating effort to support former President Donald J. Trump’s lie that he won the election."