By Tim Ellsworth
Union University News Office
JACKSON — President George W. Bush shared stories of his time in the White House, talked about his faith in Jesus Christ, and encouraged college students to be involved in public service at Union University’s 20th annual Scholarship Banquet Oct. 17.
The event, held at the Carl Perkins Civic Center in Jackson, drew 1,500 people who heard the former president discuss a variety of topics in a 50-minute question-and-answer session with Union President Samuel W. “Dub” Oliver.
“Do it,” Bush replied to a question about what he would say to college students considering public service. “It’s ugly at times. But first of all, you live in a fabulous country, and therefore you have a duty to serve your country one way or another. You can serve your country by feeding the hungry or by teaching a child to read. [Read more…]