PLANO, Texas (BP)--Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee told a large audience at Prestonwood Baptist Church Nov. 4 he wasn't there to deliver a political speech, but the congregation nevertheless responded with a reception that would make any politician envious.
Receiving two standing ovations, Huckabee avoided political issues and instead spoke about the promises of God found in the famous verse, Jeremiah 29:11. The Plano, Texas, church has approximately 25,000 members.
"There's no guarantee that following Jesus means that we're going to be wealthy," Huckabee, a former Southern Baptist pastor, told the congregation. Read More