Tony Hall’s Fast: Dishonest on Two Levels

By Stan Guthrie

Former Representative Tony Hall, an outspoken and sincere Christian, recently announced a fast over proposed federal budget cuts as lawmakers discuss what to do about the nation’s $14.3 trillion debt, $1.6 trillion deficit, and faltering credit rating. Hall says that the recent budget compromise between Republicans and Democrats, which ostensibly trims a mere $38 billion in federal outlays for the current fiscal year, shows that the nation is not adequately focused on the poor.

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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