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Barack Obama's 2006 keynote address. This part of the speech discusses the legacy of the separation of religion and governement in America, and calls for cooperation between secular and relgious leaders.
President Obama struck a humble tone at the National Prayer Breakfast, the Rev. Joel Hunter said on Thursday. He spoke less of his own faith as he has in the past and more about the role of humility in leadership. “We must keep that same humility that Dr. King and Lincoln and Washington and all our great leaders understood is at the core of true leadership,” Obama said in his speech. The president began his address by announcing that his head of the White House Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships, Joshua DuBois, will leave his position on Friday. Ben Carson, a pediatric surgeon at Johns Hopkins University and a Seventh Day Adventist, was the keynote speaker at the breakfast. Odyssey Networks in a non-profit media organization dedicated to building bridges of understanding between people of faith. Visit OdysseyNetworks.org support our work and learn more.
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