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May 13, 2011

Did Jesus Endorse Mike Huckabee?

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The former governor of Arkansas will announce tomorrow whether he will run for president, the New York Times is reporting.

“Governor Huckabee will announce tomorrow night on his program whether or not he intends to explore a presidential bid,” Woody Fraser, the executive producer of “Huckabee” said in a statement. “He has not told anyone at FOX News Channel his decision.”

Ed Rollins, who has served as Huckabee’s top political adviser, expressed doubts that Huckabee would run.

Mr. Rollins said that “there is a campaign that can be put together in a week. All of the pieces are there.” But he said that in the last two weeks Mr. Huckabee’s family expressed doubts about a run.

“They did not want him to run. I think that had a big impact,” Mr. Rollins said.

In addition, Mr. Rollins said that he did not think Fox News would allow Mr. Huckabee to use the platform of a news show on their network to make an announcement that he is running for president.

Family matters have played a large role leading up to some of the decision making as candidates decide to enter the 2012 race. Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich and Texas Representative Ron Paul both threw their hats into the ring this week.

On the front page of the New York Times this week, reports suggested Gingrich's wife will play a central role in his campaign (and has played a role in his Catholic conversion) and that Mitch Daniels' wife plays a key role in deciding whether the governor of Indiana might run. Daniels and his wife divorced and she left her four daughters with him and married a doctor. She divorced again and she and Daniels remarried in 1997. His family is widely seen as a key factor in his decision to run.

Comments

As much as I like Huckabee, I almost hope he chooses not to run for president. Boasting strong evangelical and conservative credentials, Huckabee has the potential to be one of the most influential figures within the evangelical community, a role which might be jeopardized by another run for office.

In the past he has shown signs of a willingness to broaden the agenda beyond the traditional stalwart issues of conservatism, to encompass a more "compassionate conservatism," to borrow a phrase. Regardless of his decision, I pray that he, and the evangelical community as a whole, will continue to engage the political realm with a more balanced, biblical agenda.

"Did Jesus endorse Huckabee?"

Somebody go tell Jesus that Huckabee isn't running. I guess he forgot to activsate his supernatural see-the-future powers.....

Jesus endorsing Huckabee? I guess all that stuff in Matthew 25 and his various sermons doesn't mean all that much to Jesus anymore.

Did Jesus endorse Mike Huckabee?

He told me He did Not.

Sorry I'm late to tell you all, got caught in a big traffic jam.

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Those who know Jesus as their LORD and Savior should always be bold to speak the truth of His word. Having said that we should also be discerning enough to speak honestly about the politics of this country. It becomes easy to call ourselves Christians while slandering others who are not a part of the Party we belong to. While standing for truth we should also not become like those who hate and spread untruth about others. Jesus never resorted to lying to get the truth out as to who HE is.
Once we do this we become like the Pharisees and Sadducees who had an
agenda.