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Senator James M. lnhofe to Receive the D. James Kennedy Center for Christian Statesmanship Award for 2018

WASHINGTON, DC- The D. James Kennedy Center for Christian Statesmanship will present its 2018 Distinguished Christian Statesman Award to Senator James M. lnhofe, the Senior Senator from Oklahoma on Tuesday, November 13 during a dinner celebration at the Trump International Hotel in Washington, DC.

Twenty-three years ago, the D. James Kennedy Center for Christian Statesmanship inaugurated its Distinguished Christian Statesman Award to recognize those whose commitment to Christ and love for country compels them to stand for truth and righteousness in government.

Since that time, the Center for Christian Statesmanship annually has recognized one outstanding public leader as a Distinguished Christian Statesman. The recipient serves as the benchmark to which other public servants should strive to attain.

Past recipients of the award include: Senator John Ashcroft (1996); Senator Sam Brown back (2000); Representative J.C. Watts (2001); Representative Randy Forbes (2009); Representative Joseph R. Pitts (2012); Governor Mike Huckabee (2013); Senator John Boozman (2014); Senator James Lankford (2015); Governor Matt Bevin (2016); and Representative Mark Meadows (2017). Vice President Mike Pence was the recipient of the award in 2008 while serving as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives.

About the Center for Christian Statesmanship

The D. James Kennedy Center for Christian Statesmanship was established on Capitol Hill 23 years ago as a Gospel-centered outreach to members of Congress and their staff. Its Center for Christian Leadership is the premier training program for Christian's seeking opportunities for service in elected office and in the public policy arena based on Judea-Christian values. Participants will complete the training with a well-grounded Biblical worldview, a sound political philosophy and a solid grasp of the constitutional framework of government. And they will learn how to apply what they have learned in real-world situations. The next training begins in January 2019. For more information go to: www.statesman.org

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