“It reminds me of the hymn ‘O God, our help in ages past … our shelter from the stormy blast.’ If there was ever a time in our history where a lot of people need shelter from the stormy blast of their lives, we’re living through that time now.”
Senator from Pennsylvania, reflecting on the current economic turmoil (RNS)
“Jesus ate with lepers and with tax collectors, and in the United States right now, Iran would be in that category.”
Executive director of the Mennonite Central Committee, an outreach arm for Mennonite and Brethren in Christ churches, who ate dinner with Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad during a trip to New York (RNS)
“Our God is not the God of Democrats, nor is he the God of Republicans. He did not come to take sides; he came to take over.”
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Senior pastor of Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship in Dallas (RNS)