2500 days ago expectations ran high as the Obama presidency began. Hailed as an epochal event, the nation’s first black Commander-in-chief launched his “fundamental transformation of America.”
Speaking at Dave Ramsey’s headquarters, I scurried home to watch the historic inaugural moment with another leadership couple and my wife. My long time friend quietly excused himself and went upstairs saying, “I can’t bear to watch this. I know who he is and I fear what he’ll do to our country.”
I must confess that at the time I also had a strong sense of foreboding about Barack Obama’s election.
Today, while I continue to pray for him as I have every day of his terms, I’m anticipating the end and praying God will have mercy on America, awaken us from our stupor, and grant us godly leadership as we believe for a third Great Awakening.
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