This March 5, 2014, photo shows Georgia Sen. Jason Carter, D-Decatur climbing the steps of the Statehouse after filing paperwork to run as a Democrat for governor in Atlanta. Religion offers a powerful connection with many in the South. Though technology has changed in the four decades since Jimmy Carter, Jason Carter's grandfather, spoke openly about his religious beliefs while campaigning, the broader message of a shared faith remains the same.
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published Sunday, June 29th, 2014
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ATLANTA — Jason Carter, former President Jimmy Carter's grandson, stepped into the pulpit of South Columbus United Methodist Church for a Palm Sunday sermon and offered a message of Christian responsibility to the poor, with his phone in hand.