God's Warriors

God’s Warriors

Greg’s ideas on faith and politics were featured in the Peabody Award-winning CNN Presents: God’s Warriors. Watch the full video below.

For more information, including behind the scenes footage, visit God’s Warriors – Special Reports from CNN.com.

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