Megachurch pastors are speaking out about President Barack Obama—some with praise from distinguished positions amid inauguration festivities, and some with criticism over the President's beliefs.
After weeks of headlines over the controversy that kept Louie Giglio from participating in the inauguration, few took notice that fellow Atlanta-area megachurch pastor Andy Stanley gave the sermon during Obama's visit to St. John's Episcopal Church yesterday morning.
Stanley, pastor of North Point Community Church, suggested the president should be called "pastor in chief" for his leadership following the Sandy Hook shootings. He acknowledged the president's influenced and prayed that Obama would "continue to leverage this influence for the sake of our nation and the sake of the world."
Several presidents of evangelical organizations made the list for the inauguration prayer service held today at the National Cathedral, reported Religion News Service: Gabriel Salguero of the National Latino Evangelical ...1