Those of you who watched the DNC last week (I didn't) may have wondered who the guy was giving the prayer, and why he kept his eyes opened (I thought only Catholics did that?); he is Donald Miller, author of Blue Like Jazz and Searching for God Knows What, among others.
Honestly, I caught most of the highlights from the convention on The Daily Show, but I did find it encouraging to see an evangelical at a Democratic Convention.
Miller gave an interview with Christianity Today before the prayer, where he said a lot of things more Christian's (and non-Christians for that matter) should be saying. Thanks to Travis for sharing that interview, which I have also put below: