A group of pastors were at Governor Blagojevich’s home in Chicago this morning. The Chicago Sun Times has a play by play @http://www.suntimes.com/news/metro/blagojevich/1328254,blagojevich-meets-with-reverends-121208.article
Rev. Marshall Hatch of the New Mt. Pilgrim Baptist Church
Rev. Steve Jones, President of Baptist Pastor’s Conference
Rev. Leonard Barr, Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church
And Rev. Ira Acree, Greater St. John Bible Church, were in attendance at the early morning meeting.
Governor Blagojevich greets pastors
Rev. Hatch, (shaking hands), Rev. Acree, and Rev. Jones
Rev. Leonard Barr and wife, Rita
Hmm. I am all for prayer but does anybody else think it is a little unusual for at least four Baptist ministers to come to a home as early in the morning as 8:00 a.m. for prayer? Remember the old song, If Jesus Came to Your House? It could be a little unnerving. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iOM1okyHx6E
Maybe this sheds a little light on it: http://illinoisreview.typepad.com/illinoisreview/2007/05/thought_it_migh.html This list is not in alphabetical order, but all four of these pastors are on it.