Wednesday, January 26, 2005

Faith-based, Results-focused - Christianity Today Magazine

Faith-based, Results-focused - Christianity Today Magazine: "Faith-based, Results-focused
Jim Towey says Bush will push hard for compassion initiative in second term.
Interview by Tony Carnes | posted 01/20/2005 9:00 a.m.

On January 13, President Bush elevated Jim Towey, already Director of the White House Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives, to be Assistant to the President. Christianity Today senior writer Tony Carnes interviewed Towey about the administration's plans to reinvigorate the faith-based initiative during Bush's second term.
President Bush's main legislative faith-based initiative, the Charity Aid, Recovery and Empowerment Act, failed to pass in 2001. Will you try again?
I hope, now that the president is not running for reelection, that some of those politics are out of the way. A Pew poll showed a 16-percentage-point difference in favor of government's granting money to faith-based organizations for social services."

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