(House of Representatives - November 19, 2013)

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  The SPEAKER. Without objection, the gentleman from Mississippi (Mr. 
Nunnelee) is recognized for 1 minute.
  There was no objection.
  Mr. NUNNELEE. Mr. Speaker, I would like to welcome to the House of 
Representatives this morning Dr. John Adams, Jr., who offered the 
prayer earlier.
  Dr. Adams is a native of Mississippi, and he is currently the senior 
pastor of First Baptist Church in Mantachie, Mississippi. He is joined 
by his wife, Darla Kaye Fuller Adams.
  Dr. Adams has served as senior pastor in churches in Mississippi, 
Texas, Colorado, and Arkansas. Dr. Adams has spoken throughout the 
South and around the country, sharing a 13-part series about the Judeo-
Christian heritage of America. He also presently serves as the 
executive director of the Moral Action of Mississippi and of the 
national organization, the Moral Action of the Baptist Missionary 
  We are honored to have him here today, and we deeply appreciate his 
service to our Lord and to the people of Mississippi.