Democrats for Jesus

Faith-friendly candidates

In Mississippi it might not be surprising to hear a political ad on the radio in which the candidate insists that “our children should be able to learn and pray in the best schools in the land” and goes on to ask voters to “prayerfully consider me as your next governor.” It is perhaps a bit of a surprise to hear the candidate refer explicitly to “the day I accepted Christ and was baptized.” But perhaps what is remarkable in this case, especially for people who hail from other parts of the country, is that the candidate is a Democrat, John Arthur Eaves. At times Eaves seems to be trying to unseat GOP governor Haley Barbour by out-Jesusing him.


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