There are hundreds of men and women working in Congress who came to town a year ago or maybe a few years ago professing to be followers of the Lord Jesus Christ, but then the realities of life on Capitol Hill hit them square in the face.
Challenges to their faith — intellectual and otherwise — are everywhere on the Hill and doubts can become a huge problem. Some choose to leave their faith behind, others retreat into spiritual ghettos.
Many more, often without even realizing it, gradually set their faith aside and imbibe the Hill culture. Whatever they might say they believe, their actions, like my own for many years, mirrored those around them.
Alisa Childers traveled a similar road, though her journey took her from a Christian home and family to years touring with a band, to Nashville, marriage, and then … well, take five minutes and listen to her story: