The Freedom From Religion Foundation wrote President Barack Obama a letter on February 4, which just so happened to be the day he addressed the national prayer breakfast and the day after he spoke at a Baltimore mosque about religious tolerance.
I appreciate most of President Obama's remarks at the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington on February 3, and at the Maryland mosque the day before. I agree with the president's call to respect the right of every American to practice...Show More Summary
Derrick Henry, the 2015 Heisman Trophy winner, took the stage at Thursday morning's National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, D.C. to deliver a moving closing prayer.
Hollywood producers Mark Burnett and Roma Downey spoke at the National Prayer Breakfast Thursday, recalling how their faith in Jesus led them to build their careers on "family-friendly franchises," and how their friends "warned" them against making "The Bible" miniseries.
I’ve always had a little bit of mixed feelings about the National Prayer Breakfast, which this year was held this morning just a stone’s throw from the White House at the Washington Hilton. In a country that needs to pray more, we give speeches about it. That said, there have been some wonderful graces there. Show More Summary
Barack Obama used his speech at the National Prayer Breakfast Thursday to make a case for inclusion, tolerance, and an embrace of all faiths -- showing just how far this strange and relatively recent American tradition has come since its founding.
President Barack Obama was quick to bring up religious freedom on Wednesday during his first visit to a mosque as president and again Thursday morning during his speech at the National Prayer Breakfast. “We pray for God’s protection for all around the world who are not free to practice their faith, including Christians who are […]
The following remarks were delivered by President Barack Obama at the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, D.C., February 4, 2016.
For the last time as commander in chief, President Obama spoke at the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington DC Thursday morning. During his address, the president discussed the ways in which faith can mitigate fear. Fear, he said, can lead to despair and cause people to lash out at one another and alienate others. Show More Summary
(Scott Johnson) President Obama spoke at the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, D.C. this morning. The White House has not yet posted the text of Obama’s remarks; I’ll post a link here when it is available. I’ve embedded the White House video below; Obama’s speech begins at about 01:49:00 and runs to 02:17:00. Show More Summary
Watching the National Prayer Breakfast as an atheist is really an act of masochism. To see the separation of Church and State made a mockery by national leaders is like nails on a chalkboard. So don't worry -- I did it for you.Most of...Show More Summary
Rep. Juan Vargas was on the dais at the National Prayer Breakfast on Thursday morning as President Obama addressed what has become a must-attend event for many politicians. For the San Diego Democrat, though, it's so much more. The former Jesuit missionary has barely missed the weekly prayer meetings...
President Barack Obama spoke about the nature of fear and Christ's power over death before a large annual faith-based gathering in Washington, DC.
"Like every president, like every leader, like every person, I’ve known fear"
President Obama in his remarks Thursday at the National Prayer Breakfast returned to two emotions that have dominated the last few months of his White House tenure: fear and anger. The president described the fear that has coursed through the country since the Paris and San Bernadino terrorist attacks and the anger that has dominated […]
A day after visiting a mosque in Baltimore, President Obama spoke at the National Prayer Breakfast on Thursday morning. He shared observations...
Barack Obama spoke at the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington DC for the last time Thursday morning. During his speech... The post Obama Praises Israel Basher and Hamas Supporter Rami Nashashibi at National Prayer Breakfast appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.
Earlier this year, I had an essay called “The Even-Steven Temptation: Adventures in moral equivalence.” (Go here.) The occasion for it, I think, was President Obama’s statement at the National Prayer Breakfast: Because of the Crusades...Show More Summary
Carson rose to prominence in the tea party movement after repudiating the president's health care law in front of Obama during the 2013 National Prayer Breakfast. Carole Bell, a professor of communication studies at Northeastern University,...Show More Summary
The keynote speaker at the annual National Prayer Breakfast, in Washington, D.C., is expected to be an agile performer: a preacher, but a nondenominational one; an orator, but a nonpartisan one. In 1997, the speaker was Benjamin Solomon...Show More Summary