But then Bridenstine closed with his personal sentiments about this holy week. He talked first about the Easter assault on Okinawa and the bloody war with Japan. He contrasted the relations then, with the wonderful redemption & partnership with Japan, now.
He then segued to our own need for redemption with God and how it is available in Jesus Christ. This brought the most impassioned and venomous rage from many of the 100 or so rabid protesters. They kept yelling "SEPARATION OF CHURCH & STATE!" and were incensed that an elected official would talk about his faith in the community.
Jim then thanked the people and asserted that this open expression of political philosophy is what makes the USA a special place.
The Tulsa Praise Orchestra finished the program with the National Anthem, but all the protesters left the hall during that expression of patriotism.
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