On last night’s program, while discussing relief efforts in Oklahoma, Glenn Beck challenged faith leaders to step up and put their faith into action, urging them to ask themselves “what have I done that atheists can’t or won’t?”
Of course, atheists can do pretty much anything that believers can do (except maybe bring people back from the dead or stop tornadoes) but Beck was saying that people of faith need to make their light shine in a way that atheists can’t.
In particular, Beck cited an interview between CNN’s Wolf Blitzer and a survivor of the Oklahoma tornado who turned out to be an atheist … which Beck is convinced was a set-up by a CNN producer who wanted to promote atheism “or just doesn’t like Christians.”
“We are not fighting against flesh and bone,” Beck said. “We are fighting the forces of spiritual darkness and it doesn’t matter what people’s intent are, but I will tell you that that was there for a reason”: