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Rev. Samuel Rodriguez
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Rev. Samuel Rodriguez is President of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference (NHCLC) and is committed to reconciling the message of Jesus as affirmed by Billy Graham's transformative message and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s historical march for justice. He is a frequent spokesperson on issues related to the Evangelical community, having appeared on numerous national television and radio shows. CNN named him “The leader of the Hispanic Evangelical movement.” He has been a featured speaker in White House and Congressional meetings on Hispanic American issues and Justice concerns and currently serves in President Obama’s White House Task Force on Fatherhood. Rodriguez's non-partisan commitment enables him to meet with both sides of the aisle while above all contextualizing the nexus of both Kingdom and Society. An Assemblies of God Ordained Minister since the age of 23, Rodriguez also serves as Senior Pastor of New Season Christian Worship Center in Sacramento, Calif.

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The Single Greatest Civil Rights Threat of Our Time

(0) Comments | Posted October 17, 2014 | 3:56 PM

We live in a time where the very freedom to express our respective faith values stands threatened -- a road we have never been down before. From the HHS mandate requiring religious organizations to sacrifice conviction on the altar of political expediency to the failed attempt by Uncle Sam to...

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Why I Support the Common Core State Standards

(49) Comments | Posted February 13, 2014 | 3:17 PM

No one at my school expected me to attend college, much less lead the nation's largest Hispanic Christian organization. I grew up attending public school in Pennsylvania, an eager student with a knack for numbers and science. Yet as many wealthier and non-Hispanic students in my district were expected to...

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