Skip to comments.Rear admiral vows to continue sharing faith
Posted on 05/02/2013 6:55:16 PM PDT by Kaslin
WASHINGTONFaith in the military took center stage Thursday at the 62nd observance of the National Day of Prayer in Washington, D.C, as lawmakers and faith leaders gathered on Capitol Hill.
After a series of speakers addressed those gathered at the Cannon Office Building, U.S. Coast Guard Rear Adm. William D. Lee, took the microphone to represent Americans serving in the military. Lee told the crowd he had 10 minutes of carefully prepared remarks, but he decided to leave them in his chair and speak from the heart instead. Lee, who described himself as a man of deep abiding faith who happens to wear a uniform, went on to defy any efforts to stop military personnel from openly sharing their Christian faitha topic sparking widespread controversy in the media this week. (See Religious battle lines" by Edward Lee Pitts.)
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In coming years all who call ourselves Christians will have to stand and be counted, and endure the persecution that will follow. Jesus himself predicted it, and it is here in the US now.
My son is a Marine, stationed in Okinawa. When he first arrived he was a young PFC, in a new world, far from home. He found he had some common interests with his superior CO and they seemed to hit it off. Soon thereafter, his CO invited him to a Bible study, which was completely voluntary. Every Sunday they watched internet sermons and worshipped together. Through that study, my son found some of his best friends. It created for him a piece of his Christian home away from home.
I’m guessing this is happening in all our bases. If the Obama administration forces it underground, their determination will only grow stronger.
They have no king but Jesus.
And I pray every day that your mission to destroy America is thwarted by true Americans and that our country can return to it's ideals, despite your disaster of an administration.
U.S. Coast Guard Rear Adm. William D. Lee ... a Profile In Courage.
They do indeed
So true, so true
Sounds like the shallow-water navy has the most courageous and upstanding rear admiral.
what a fine Christian soldier. may God confound his enemies.
Has got to GO!
Has got to GO!
Has got to GO!
My Dad served in the Coast Guard during World War II. Dad passed away 5 years ago, but I know he’s proud that the Coast Guard has such a leader.
Your Bump made my scolding from the the powers that be worth it.
Keep up your great thread postings!
Look for this poor guy to be taking early retirement any day now.
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