June 12, 2014 | Posted in Religion | By

Pastor Ronnie Floyd of Cross Church in Fayetteville opened the U.S. House of Representatives with prayer this morning.

Pastor Floyd was recently elected President of the Southern Baptist Convention. The act of opening public meetings with prayer is a longstanding American tradition that, as the U.S. Supreme Court has noted, predates the U.S. Constitution. We are pleased to see Pastor Floyd participating in that tradition, asking for divine wisdom for our elected officials.

Watch his prayer below.

Jerry is the founder and president of Family Council. He began Family Council in 1989 after a successful effort to amend the Arkansas Constitution to prevent the use of public funds for abortions. He and his wife reside in Little Rock. They have four sons.