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“If the Lord does it, we’re going to turn America back to Him and re-establish a Christian culture,” Lane told CBN News.

DES MOINES, Iowa — First there was the removal of the Bible from public schools; then there was the legalization of abortion. And just last month the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in support of same-sex marriage.

All of this has evangelical Christians hoping and praying for a spiritual revival in America. But are too many Christians sitting on the sidelines both spiritually and politically?

An endeavor by spiritual leaders in Iowa as well as across the country is challenging both Christians and pastors to rise to the occasion.

Pastors and Pews

Here’s an evangelical riddle: What combines gospel singing, political speeches, and prayer for possible presidential candidates?

The answer is Iowa’s Pastors and Pews event, a recent two-day gathering for hundreds of pastors in Des Moines to hear the importance of speaking boldly from the pulpit about today’s cultural issues.

“Preach the word and leave the outcome to God,” Laurence White, pastor of Our Savior Lutheran Church, told the crowd…

Read the full story here: http://www.cbn.com/cbnnews/politics/2013/July/Time-to-Get-Off-Sidelines-Iowa-Pastors-Say-Yes/