Pastor Dykes gives opening prayer at House of Representatives

An east Texas pastor was honored this week after giving the openning prayer at the U.S. House of Representatives.

Pastor David Dykes from Green Acres Baptist Church was asked by Representative Louie Gohmert to give the prayer yesterday.

After the prayer, Gohmert gave a short speech honoring Pastor Dykes.

You can watch the speech and prayer in the video player.

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