June 26, 2015 ~ President Barack Obama gives the eulogy for Rev. Clementa Pinckney, who was killed along with eight others when a gunman opened fire during a Bible study at his church in Charleston, South Carolina.
The theme of President Obama’s eulogy is “grace.”
I’ve been reflecting on this idea of grace. The grace of the families who lost loved ones. The grace that Reverend Pinckney would preach about in his sermons. The grace described in one of my favorite hymnals – the one we all know: Amazing grace.
Then, we’re left with one of the most amazing moments of leadership — and an example of what it was like to have a real president.
Here’s the whole eulogy …