Why Obama picked the Steelers?

Duhhhh. President Barack Obama rooted for the Pittsburgh Steelers in last night’s Super Bowl.  Now, let’s see, Pennsylvania has 21 electoral votes, Arizona has 10.  Arizona has voted Republican in 5 of the last 6 presidential elections.  Pennsylvania has voted Democratic in 5 of the last 6.  Arizona, John McCain’s home state, was one ofContinue reading “Why Obama picked the Steelers?”

Has Sarah Palin spoken in tongues?

Has Sarah Palin Spoken in Tongues?   Last night a CNN reporter asked that question of Palin’s former pastor.  Because of my work as religious liaison in past presidential campaigns, I have been inundated with calls from the media asking about Sarah Palin’s church, the Assemblies of God, their doctrine and what this will mean. Continue reading “Has Sarah Palin spoken in tongues?”

What is Sarah Palin’s religion and why does it matter?

What is Sarah Palin’s Religion? She is Assemblies of God. Ted Boatsman, the former Alaskan District Superintendent for the Assemblies of God, was her junior high pastor at Wasilla Assemblies of God Church. Later she attended Juneau Christian Center whose pastor is pastor is Mike Rose.  Now, she is attending a more acceptable “Bible Church.”Continue reading “What is Sarah Palin’s religion and why does it matter?”