July 9, 2010A North Carolina pastor was relieved of his duties as an honorary chaplain of the state house of representatives after he closed a prayer by invoking the name of Jesus.I got fired, said Ron Baity, pastor of Berean Baptist Church in Winston-Salem. He had been invited to lead prayer for an entire week but his tenure was cut short when he refused to remove the name Jesus from his invocation.Read more [url=http://www.foxnews.com/us/2010/07/09/pastor-yanked-capitol-jesus-prayer/#content]here: Fox news[/url]
"HE is the stone which was rejected by you,the builders; but which became the verycornerstone. And there is salvation in noOne else; for there is no other name underheaven which has been given among men, bywhich we must be saved." ACTS 4:11-12HE is still the cornerstone of our democracyand our faith which is our sure foundation!!GOD help us!! Have mercy upon us!!
_________________Martin G. Smith