Prayer and worship continue to echo through the corridors of the US White House these days. Officials hosting the first ever “Faith Briefing” with Christian radio broadcasters remarked there is positive change when Christian groups come to the White House.
Amanda Robbins and Jennifer Korn organized this special event saying, “The atmosphere changes.” They’re attributing this to the prayers of those present for the “Faith Briefings.” Faith Briefings are now an important part of the Trump administration.
Michael Tait of the Newsboys began this week’s Faith Briefing with Christian radio broadcasters singing some timeless hymns:
Christian radio still reaching millions
The Christian radio broadcasters represented a listening audience of more than 18 million people. They were briefed in the Indian Treaty Room of the Eisenhower Executive Office Building. The speakers presented various faith topics and concerns, discussing ways the Trump administration is addressing them.
The radio broadcasters heard from the US Vice President Mike Pence and the President’s Senior Advisor, Jared Kushner. They were briefed by James ‘Kevin’ Smith of the DHS Center for Faith and Opportunity Initiatives; Special Representative for International Negotiations Jason Greenblatt; and State Department Ambassador for Religious Freedom Sam Brownback, amongst others.
America has choices to make but God must be God of our choices
Singer, JJ Weeks reflected on when he was at the “Faith Briefing for CCM Artists.” That event was organized by Pastor Paula White, President Trump’s chair for his Faith Advisory Board. JJ said that as they were worshipping on November 13, 2018, God began giving him a song. Saying, “It’s a song about the decisions America makes.”
He remarked that the very day he finished writing the song, the state of New York passed the “Death Star Legislation,” tragically allowing babies to be aborted up to the day of birth. He then sang, “Choices,” birthing it in the same room it was conceived in.
As JJ was singing I was moved by the Holy Spirit, shaking and shedding soft tears in worship. Afterwards, I looked at my wife saying, “This is a powerful moment.” Watch:
US Vice President Mike Pence asked Bart Millard of Mercy Me to pray for him. Bart shared how he was caught up in the surreal moment saying, “The Vice President is introducing me?”
Please continue to pray for the leaders of our nation. 1 Timothy 2:1-2 says, “I urge, then, first of all, that petitions, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for all people – for kings and all those in authority, that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness.”