Politics and Prayer

It is rare for me to blog about anything political. In May I did include a post about John McCain’s quiet approach to his faith which linked an article in The Los Angeles Times entitled McCain doesn’t put his faith out front. The article points out McCain’s religious upbringing, convictions, and even tells of his being a chaplain to fellow prisoners when a POW, while stressing that he does not grandstanding with his faith.

While it’s rare for me to post about politics, I do want to share a couple more stories this week. Please don’t take these posts as me trying to endorse a candidate, I just want to share some things that have caught my attention, particularly when faith and politics intersect.

First, I want to share with you Donald Miller’s prayer at the Democratic National Convention. I have enjoyed Miller’s writings and was moved by his prayer. Here’s the video:

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