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The Buckmen, a group of famous outdoorsmen including Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan and Willie Robertson, recently got together to discuss America’s need for Jesus. During their conversation, the group was asked, “Do you think that our country right now more than ever needs Jesus, or is that just a worry that we have that every generation has?”

Former MLB player Tombo Martin responded, saying, “Not only is it the truth, but I mean we need to quit talking about it and put boots on the ground,” referring to the need to take action and bring America back to Jesus. Country singer Jason Aldean added, “It’s like taking prayer out of school and all that, that was kind of the beginning of the snowball, you know? It’s like, ‘Oh, we got that. Now let’s go for something else,’ you know, and it just at some point it just becomes a snowball effect.”

The singer isn’t sure whether previous generations had it better, but he emphasized that they lived in “simpler” times. Aldean explained, adding that bringing prayer back into schools would be a good place to start. “You didn’t have the age of the internet and social media and people being able to get on there and study every single thing.” Fellow country star Tyler Farr continued, “It was one nation under God. You said that in the Pledge of Allegiance.” However, “There is hope,” Martin chimed in, referencing former MLB player Adam LaRoche’s E3 Ranch Foundation.

LaRoche left the MLB in 2016. Now, he and his wife, Jennifer, run the E3 Ranch Foundation, which “serves combat Veterans, fights against human trafficking, and provides support during humanitarian crises globally. This three-pronged approach has evolved in a way that only God could orchestrate.” Martin continued, “It’s veterans, but guess what? Those veterans have kids, and they got friends, their buddies and their platoon. It spreads like wildfire. So just as much as bad can spread, good, I think, can spread twice as fast.”

Each group member uses his skills and talents to help point Americans back to God. Their website states, “It all started with a crew of good ol’ boys who love the thrill of the hunt almost as much as they love each other. The Buckmen, including Adam LaRoche, Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Ryan Langerhans, Tombo Martin, Tyler Farr, and Willie Robertson, have been on a mission to bag the elusive whitetail for years. And we’ve got the hilarious stories and tight-knit bonds to prove it from our years together at deer camp.”

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