Rev. Samuel Rodriguez First Hispanic Evangelical To Participate In The Swearing In Of A President Of The United States

Rev. Samuel Rodriguez First Hispanic Evangelical To Participate In The Swearing In Of A President Of The United States

GLENDALE, Calif., — National Hispanic Christian leaders issue the following joint statement of congratulations for Rev. Samuel Rodriguez on his being selected to participate in the 58th Presidential Inauguration. Rev. Rodriguez is one of six faith leaders selected to participate in the Swearing In ceremony, including: Rev. Franklin Graham, Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Rabbi Marvin Hier, Bishop Wayne T. Jackson, and Pastor Paula White. The letter of congratulations follows: Rev. Rodriguez, We write today to congratulate…

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Faith Leaders Nominated To Advise The President

Faith Leaders Nominated To Advise The President

By: Adelle M. Banks — (RNS) The White House has announced plans to add a popular evangelical writer, a Ferguson, Mo., activist and a Methodist mega church pastor to President Obama’s list of faith-based advisers. Rachel Held Evans Known for her blog and books such as “A Year of Biblical Womanhood,” she has written “Searching for Sunday: Loving, Leaving, and Finding the Church.” The Rev. Traci Blackmon The acting executive minister of the United Church…

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