New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, greets the crowd during a fundraiser rally, Thursday, Sept. 29, 2011 in Baton Rouge, La. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie ducked questions Thursday about whether he's considering a GOP presidential bid, while helping Louisiana's Republican Party fund raise for the state's fall election cycle.  Christie, a rising national GOP star,  and Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal participated in a public rally before heading to a private cash-generating event for the state GOP, where tickets ranged from $10,000 to $100,000. (AP Photo/The Advocate, Patrick Dennis)  MAGS OUT; INTERNET OUT; NO SALES; TV OUT; NO FORNS
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, greets the crowd during a fundraiser rally, Thursday, Sept. 29, 2011 in Baton Rouge, La. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie ducked questions Thursday about whether he's considering a GOP presidential bid, while helping Louisiana's Republican Party fund raise for the state's fall election cycle. Christie, a rising national GOP star, and Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal participated in a public rally before heading to a private cash-generating event for the state GOP, where tickets ranged from $10,000 to $100,000. (AP Photo/The Advocate, Patrick Dennis) MAGS OUT; INTERNET OUT; NO SALES; TV OUT; NO FORNS AP
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, greets the crowd during a fundraiser rally, Thursday, Sept. 29, 2011 in Baton Rouge, La. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie ducked questions Thursday about whether he's considering a GOP presidential bid, while helping Louisiana's Republican Party fund raise for the state's fall election cycle. Christie, a rising national GOP star, and Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal participated in a public rally before heading to a private cash-generating event for the state GOP, where tickets ranged from $10,000 to $100,000. (AP Photo/The Advocate, Patrick Dennis) MAGS OUT; INTERNET OUT; NO SALES; TV OUT; NO FORNS AP

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An ordained minister for more than 30 years, Paul Prather is a columnist, author and pastor of Bethesda Church near Mount Sterling. From 1988 to 1997, he was a Herald-Leader staff writer covering primarily religion.