"This I know,” the politician-cum-evangelist insisted, “he who counts every hair on our heads and every drop in the oceans . . . this all-knowing, all-powerful Creator loves us so much that there is not a matter so trivial or so small that we can’t surrender it to him and say, ‘Father, your will be done!’
“I certainly know this to be the heartfelt prayer of a governor,” added Texas governor Rick Perry. He was speaking to hundreds of pastors last fall at a “Pastors’ Policy Briefing,” the inaugural event of the Texas Restoration Project.