Obama Watch: Will Obama’s Flock Keep the Faith

Written by Lotus on Saturday, 12 of July , 2008 at 9:26 pm

To those that have followed Barack Obama’s career, his announcement last week endorsing faith-based initiatives doesn’t come as a surprise.  As a community organizer, Obama frequently solicited help from black churches in Chicago during his get out the vote efforts.  Obama said, “I didn’t grow up in a particularly religious household, but my experience in Chicago showed me how faith and values could be an anchor in my life… I wouldn’t be fulfilling God’s will unless I went out and did the Lord’s work.”

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