For many of Barack Obama's opponents, the mere suggestion that he is a Christian or that he draws on the Bible and prayer for strength is unfathomable. Here at The Way of Improvement Leads Home we have always taken Obama at his word when he talks about his abiding Christian faith. At times such a stance has resulted in harsh criticism from those on the Right.
We can debate how Obama's policies have or have not been consistent with the teachings of the Scriptures, but I am not willing to judge the quality of his personal faith nor am I willing to say that when he talks openly about spiritual convictions he is engaging in some kind of political ploy to win support from the American people.
I thus continue to be drawn to articles like this one which appeared recently at The Huffington Post via the Associated Press. Here is a taste: