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Obama Faith Council: Hopes and Challenges

Earlier this month, President Barack Obama established a Council on Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships to advise him on several social issues. Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly managing editor Kim Lawton spoke with several council members about what they hope to accomplish and the constitutional questions they may face. Watch Joel Hunter, senior pastor at Northland Church in Longwood, Florida; Melissa Rogers, director of the Wake Forest University School of Divinity Center for Religion and Public Affairs; and Jim Wallis, president of Sojourners, discuss their roles on the council.