(Christian News) During a hearing on Capitol Hill that centered on the current state of religious freedom in America, Texas Rep. Louie Gohmert (R) grilled the leader of a prominent church-state separation group if he believes in the biblical command to share the gospel.
The event, which was hosted by the House Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice, was held in the Rayburn House Office Building and featured the testimony of a number of speakers, both for and against current Obama administration policies.
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Barry Lynn, an attorney and licensed "minister" in the United Church of Christ who also leads Americans United for the Separation of Church and State, was among those that testified before Congress. As Lynn spoke of himself as a Christian, yet advocated for keeping God out of government, Gohmert questioned Lynn on his beliefs to understand what he believes about Christian evangelism.