In recent weeks, I have read with great interest and joy the testimony of Kirsten Powers. Her journey of grace was posted on Christianity Today’s website on October 22, 2013. Since then her story has gone viral and has been the source of much media attention.
Powers possesses quite a resume that includes an appointment to the Clinton White House, as well as established credentials as a journalist with such news outlets as Fox News and The Daily Beast. Throughout her career, Powers has been known as a progressive, secular, and atheistic liberal who expressed a pronounced contempt for all things Christian.
However, seven years ago, through the witness of a boyfriend and the consistent preaching of a faithful pastor, Powers was confronted with the claims of Jesus Christ. Over the span of eight months of attending church and Bible study, the thick crust of resistance began to breakdown. (more…)