The Week of John Edwards

It has not been a good week for John Edwards. First came the embarrassing release of the YouTube “primping video.” Then came the devastating news that cancer has recurred–in an incurable but treatable form–in Elizabeth, his wife of 30 years.

Edwards, committed to his long-shot campaign for the presidency, has decided to remain in the race. It’s either a case of blind ambition or a sense of divine calling. The Edwards family, regardless, should be in our prayers. Politics is not for the faint of heart.

About Stan Guthrie

Stan Guthrie is an editor at large for Christianity Today magazine and for the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview. His latest book is God's Story in 66 Verses. He also is author of All that Jesus Asks: How His Questions Can Teach and Transform Us, Missions in the Third Millennium: 21 Key Trends for the 21st Century, and A Concise Guide to Bible Prophecy. He is co-author of The Sacrament of Evangelism. Besides authoring, writing, and editing books, Stan is a literary agent, bringing together good authors, good books, and good publishers. Stan writes the monthly Priorities colum for BreakPoint.org. He has appeared on National Public Radio's €œTell Me More,€ WGN's Milt Rosenberg program, and many Christian shows, including The Eric Metaxas Show and Moody Radio'€™s €œNew Day Florida.€ A licensed minister and an inspirational speaker, he served as moderator for the Christian Book Expo panel discussion, Does the God of Christianity Exist, and What Difference Does It Make?
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