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Asking in his name

From the November 2003 issue of The Christian Science Journal

Whenever Pastor Billy Ray prays the blessing at the soup kitchen at Second Baptist Church in Evanston, Illinois, he says solemnly at the end, "and we ask these things in Jesus' name, and together we say Amen. " He sets it up so that everybody joins in a hearty "amen," but it's more than just a good way to finish up the grace.

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