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US Army Officer Defends Prayer after Texas Church Shooting

Vice President Mike Pence was one of many recently defending the virtue of prayer in the face of unusually acerbic criticism following the church massacre in Sutherland Springs, Texas:

“I’m a believer. I believe in prayer and I know that at this moment of such heartbreak and loss in that community that what most Americans are most able to do is pray for those families,” he said.

He said that praying for the victims and their families is “making a difference in their lives.”

In that same vein, US Army Lt Jeremy Hunt wrote a column at FoxNews yesterday that took to task those critics who have mocked or attacked such prayers. In an Read more

President Trump Praises James Dobson, Recipient of Award

Dr. James Dobson, who founded Focus on the Family and now heads FamilyTalk, was recently awarded the Winston Churchill Lifetime Achievement Award at the Faith & Freedom Coalition’s Patriot’s Gala. The event was attended by Vice President Pence:

Pence referred to Dobson as “his mentor.”

“You’ve done more for faith and freedom in your lifetime … than any one person could do in ten lifetimes,” he told the conservative leader.

“Not only is your country grateful, but I say with confidence, great is your reward. You’ve made an eternal difference in the lives of millions.”

Dr. Dobson also received praise from President Trump, who congratulated Read more