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The Unifying Power of Faith
February 17, 2018

Faith unites across party lines, ethnicities, generations and perspectives – our leaders find common ground when connecting in civility, respect and faith.

Senator James Lankford (R-OK) and Senator Chris Coons (D-DE) recently joined for an interview to discuss how faith is bridging the partisan divide. Lankford and Coons agree, “To know that we have a friendship that is rooted in a shared faith perspective, it makes for a different kind of interaction… we are able to talk to each other and trust each other on big and difficult issues.” Watch the 3-minute CBS interview here.

In honor of Black Heritage Month leaders laid aside their differences to further bridge the gap in our culture.

Prayer Caucus Co-Chairmen Senator James Lankford and Congressman Mark Walker joined Heritage Foundation President Kay Cole James in co-hosting an event this week that honored former U.S. Representative J.C. Watts and Ambassador Sam Brownback for their role in the creation of the National Museum of African American History and Culture.
“This museum is a powerful and moving presentation that tells the American story of struggle, perseverance, and faith,” Walker said. Read more here.