Amazing Grace

On a day when many will say “secularism” is winning (both those who think that is a bad thing, and those who think that is a good thing), we have an absolutely overwhelming demonstration of the power of God and the power of shared religion:

The full eulogy is here:


  1. Aaron Brown says:


  2. really moving — and, yes, you are correct that this is inconsistent with those who vociferously argue that President Obama is trying to destroy religion or persecute Christians, or that he is orchestrating a secularist putsch against religion.

  3. I should add to be clear: I do not see the victory of gay marriage to be a sign of secularism either.

  4. Amen! Amen! Amen!
    The Spirit tells me YES to that. Thank you for sharing this.

  5. I watched the whole eulogy, and it was one of the most beautiful sermons I’ve ever heard. Such a range of emotions today.

  6. I’ve watched it twice today. All 38:42. My children have watched it. This is leadership. This is truth. This is fearlessness. This is love.

  7. Randy A says:

    I agree with Kristine: the entire sermon was amazing, one of President Obama’s greatest speeches, and certainly speaks to the continued power of faith in America.

  8. Love this.

  9. Maryland Musician says:

    I was never prouder of our president than I was during this hour. Amen and amen.

  10. Made me cry. Thanks for posting where I can find it again easily.

  11. Cool president.The man gets it.

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