The Spiritual State of the Union


Ronnie Floyd

SPRINGDALE, Ark. (BP, TAB) — Following President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address last night, Southern Baptist President Ronnie Floyd published a column on his blog at that took a look at the spiritual state of the union. Floyd said, “The blatant destruction of the family, killing the unborn child, continuing racial tension, rebelling against authority, the ongoing reality of poverty, the rising threat of our security, clear attacks against religious liberty, and of all things, the arrogance to believe the highest court in our land can rule on what the Bible says is genuine marriage, testifies just how broken we really are.” In it, he proposes four actions to heal America of its “broken” state: repent, return to God, wake up the Church and experience spiritual awakening. “America’s greatest need is the next great move of God.”

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