God is in the House

by Virginia Foxx

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Members of Congress reflect on their deep faith and how it guides them as politicians and legislators in leadership, voting, and responding to our nation's crises.

The book was compiled by Representative Virginia Foxx, who personally asked congressional colleagues who are devout in their Christian faith, representatives who are in a Bible study group with her, and colleagues she knows on a personal level to each contribute an essay.

Essays by current and former Members of Congress:

  • House Chaplain Daniel P. Coughlin
  • Mark Critz
  • Stephen Fincher
  • J. Randy Forbes
  • Virginia Foxx
  • Tom Graves
  • Janice Hahn
  • Randy Hultgren
  • Sam Johnson
  • Jim Langevin
  • Dan Lipinski
  • Sue Myrick
  • Thomas Osborne
  • Steve Southerland
  • Chris Stewart
  • Juan Vargas
  • Allen West
  • Frank Wold
  • Product Details

    Pages188
    Size5.5 x 8.5
    ISBN9781629722375
    PublishedEnsign Peak 2016

    About the Author

    Virginia Foxx

    Virginia Foxx is the U.S. Representative for North Carolina's 5th congressional district. She is a Republican and was elected Secretary of the House Republican Conference in 2012.

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    Reviews

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    The Lord is in the house
    By , Submitted on 2019-06-06

    I love this book and mp3. Oh my gosh thank you so much for being such wonderful believers in the Lord. Thank you for these wonderful insights into your lives and beliefs.

    Thank you, Thank you

    Rayma Hobbs
    Raymagrandma@hotmail.com

    Loved all the different viewpoints and stories in this great book!
    By , Submitted on 2016-11-28

    I was really interested in reading this book in light of the election that just finished up. I was amazed at just how much I enjoyed reading it and I really was impressed with the viewpoints of the different people's essays. There are tons of different backgrounds represented in this book, there are people from California and people from pretty much nowhere rural Tennessee. But each of these people have a few things in common: they believe in God, they believe in scripture study, they believe in prayer, they believe they can make a difference by serving in the House of Representatives.

    I was really amazed at the number of people that mentioned that they felt that they were almost "called" by Heavenly Father to run for the office that they either hold or held. Such amazing people with amazing stories! I loved this book!

    Very timely!
    By , Submitted on 2016-11-15

    In this time of such turmoil, political and otherwise, it's easy to forget that God is out there and that he loves us. This book could not be more timely as it is a collection of spiritual thoughts and experiences from both currently serving Congressmen and women and former Congressmen and women. The foreword is from a speech given by Paul Ryan, current speaker of the House. Each of the following sections is written by one of the invited participants. Some of the writers share personal or familial experiences that have lead them or kept them in the faith. Others shared thoughts about how their faith helps them in their personal lives and to connect to others both politically and otherwise. It was refreshing to hear about Bible study groups and the work that these accomplished politicians put into doing their jobs the best they know how with God's guidance. And even though there is great disagreement between some of these people, it's nice to know that they all look to God in their lives for comfort and direction. The stories in here are both ordinary and remarkable. There are stories of spiritual impressions that lead to saved lives and survival in the most desperate of conditions. Stories of examples and reaching out to others who are different. While many religions and beliefs are represented here, they all have one thing in common: a strong belief in God and His love for each one of us. At this conflicting time of great emotion, I found great comfort knowing that there are still those in our government who find the time and energy to call upon God for help. There is hope for our country as long as individuals at all levels make the time to seek God.

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