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  • George W. Bush: Billy Graham ‘changed my life’

    February 27 2018 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    George W. Bush: Billy Graham ‘changed my life’

    With Billy Graham’s body scheduled to lie in honor this week in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda, former President George W. Bush paid tribute to the late evangelist in a Wall Street Journal op-ed, writing, “He changed my life.” “God’s work within me began in earnest with Billy’s outreach,” Bush wrote.

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  • Bush library dedication takes spiritual tone

    April 29 2013 by Jerry Pierce, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Bush library dedication takes spiritual tone

    An affair that drew all five living American presidents to Dallas on April 25 opened and closed in prayers referencing the prophet Micah’s call “to do justice and love kindness and walk humbly with our God” and success that “yet ultimately rests in Your providential care.” 

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  • Bush legacy to be shaped by faith-based programs

    January 13 2009 by Adelle M. Banks, Religion News Service | with 0 comments

    To hear Jean Patterson Cushman tell it, President Bush's faith-based initiative has been critical for her Baltimore organization that helps ex-prisoners find new jobs. Infused with $2.3 million in grant money from a Department of Labor initiative, Cushman's group, Episcopal Community Services of Maryland, has moved from helping 50 men and women a year to 200.    

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  • Bush leaves mark on faith-based funding

    December 4 2008 by Robert Marus, Associated Baptist Press | with 0 comments

    President Bush's administration and a host of court rulings have indelibly altered the way that the federal government relates to religious charities, according to an analysis by experts on the subject.

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  • Atheists file suit over National Day of Prayer

    October 7 2008 by Brittney Bain, Religion News Service | with 0 comments

    A Wisconsin-based group of atheists and agnostics has filed suit against President Bush over the federal law designating a National Day of Prayer.

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