“As people rush to distance themselves from Donald Trump on the heels of his statements defending white supremacists, the president and First Lady have announced that they will not be participating in the Kennedy Center Honors later this year.
“Each year, the Kennedy Center honors the careers and achievements of artists who have helped shape cultural life in the United States with a weekend that includes celebrations and events,” a White House statement read. “The President and First Lady have decided not to participate in this year’s activities to allow the honorees to celebrate without any political distraction.” MORE
For to me, to live is Christ and to die is gain.
Philippians 1:21 NIV
But, “Let the one who boasts boast in the Lord.” For it is not the one who commends himself who is approved, but the one whom the Lord commends.
2 Corinthians 10:17-18 NIV
Therefore, since we have these promises, dear friends, let us purify ourselves from everything that contaminates body and spirit, perfecting holiness out of reverence for God.
2 Corinthians 7:1 NIV
If we live, we live for the Lord; and if we die, we die for the Lord. So, whether we live or die, we belong to the Lord.
Romans 14:8 NIV
I rejoice in following your statutes as one rejoices in great riches.
Psalm 119:14 NIV