Jim Wallis (Sojourners) interviews Tavis Smiley: “The higher you climb, the more you accomplish, the more you have to stay on your knees”

“The higher you climb, the more you accomplish, the more you have to stay on your knees — the more humble you want to remain, the more committed you want to remain.”

– Tavis Smiley

Tavis also talks about who his target audience is (his mother) — how he makes sure he’s successfully communicating so everyone can understand his points.

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Jim Wallis and Tavis Smiley on Perspective, Prayer, and the President, 07-16-2009

Earlier this year, Jim Wallis sat down with Tavis Smiley to talk about his role in public media of raising issues and asking questions that others are not. Tavis talks about the movement that’s needed to hold President Obama accountable to his potential, how Martin Luther King Jr., his mother, and prayer have shaped his life, and why he signs off each broadcast with “keep the faith.” link

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