A stronger America
Author says religion, values central to communities
Religion, morality and a dedication to service are central to building communities, and a stronger America, said Jackie Gingrich Cushman, a local author and syndicated columnist.
Cushman, the daughter of former U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich, spoke about American values passed down from the nation’s forefathers and about the service oriented nature of being a elected official at Friday’s Newton County Legislature Prayer Breakfast.
“I was talking to the judges this morning, hearing about how this group started and talk- ing to service organizations and understanding how important it is for you all to come together as a community. And to understand your common foundations. And to understand the importance of prayer and service,” Cushman said. “I’m very excited. I think it is so very important and such a good sign, not only for this community and our state, but for our nation, because this is exactly what we need to have happen everywhere.”
The nondenominational, nonpartisan event was co-hosted by the Covington Kiwanis and Covington Rotary clubs, and attended by a variety
Syndicated columnist Jackie Gingrich Cushman spoke about American values and the responsibility of elected officials at the Newton County Legislature Prayer Breakfast Friday morning at the Turner Lake Recreation Complex in Covington.