On today’s show: ‘George H.W. Bush, Pastor Walter Hoye: Public Life Guided by Faith’
- Guest, Gary S. Smith: A Point of Light; Tribute to President George H.W. Bush, man of faith; Bush saw God as all powerful and active in history. Link: http://www.visionandvalues.org/2018/12/a-point-of-light-a-tribute-to-george-h-w-bush/?utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=68000946&_hsenc=p2ANqtz–xO0PJOZyPHP3wF_f-46L_Xvkfq21nDcoeZhFRvF06Tn5uYVXzPQc98lrAZQGCGzDw7J2Cpsh6HrRIK7LI-_sTLYEyzA&_hsmi=68000946
- Bush’s “Thousand Points of Light” program was created to increase volunteerism in the US; every day during his administration, a person was honored as a point of light; he gave 500 speeches encouraging volunteerism and felt strongly what we can do through the private sector is more effective than asking the government to do.
- Guest, Walter B. Hoye: ‘Black and Pro-Life in America’; the incarceration and exoneration of Walter Hoye, African American minister, pro-life leader. Link: https://www.ignatius.com/Black-and-Pro-Life-in-America-P3029.aspx
- Pastor Hoye shares the story of being incarcerated for holding a sign near the entrance to an abortion clinic in Oakland, California. The sign displayed the tender-hearted message: “God loves you and your baby. Let us help you.”