18.02.08 National Prayer Breakfast

February 8, 2018
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National Prayer Breakfast

  • Started 1953, “The Presidential Prayer Breakfast”
  • Not Just Christians; Jewish & Muslim leaders also attend.
  • Annual reflection on faith in America gathers diverse group: bipartisan lawmakers, musicians, athletes, military etc.

Flip For Honoree

Ret. Army Major
Scott Smiley

  • Injured in Iraq; blinded & partially paralyzed.
  • After injury, became Army’s first active-duty blind officer; Ironman athlete.
  • Says faith propelled him forward, specifically favorite Bible verse:A “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.” Phil 4:13
“America is a nation of believers, and together we are strengthened by the power of prayer.”



President Donald J. Trump, National Prayer Breakfast remarks, Feb 8, 2018

Flip Card For Who The President Called Out:

President Addressed:

  • Torture of Christians, Jews, Muslims & others by ISIS.
  • Progress against ISIS – taking back nearly 100% of ISIS territory.
  • “We know that millions of people in Iran, Cuba, Venezuela, North Korea, and other countries suffer under repressive and brutal regimes.”

Watch Entire Prayer Breakfast Program

Watch Whole Presentation of National Prayer Breakfast:A https://www.c-span.org/video/?440812-1/president-trump-addresses-national-prayer-breakfast&live

The History of the National Prayer Breakfast
https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/national-prayer-breakfast-what-does-its-history-reveal-180962017/#QMtJaYrJlGt1a0u6.99

Remarks by President Trump at the 66th Annual National Prayer Breakfast

by Jenna Lee,

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