Maybe it was nothing more than an inspirational message. It may or may not have ended in prayer. What is certain is that whena Northwest Georgia high school invited a Pentecostal minister as its graduation speaker, it was entering constitutionallyhazardous territory.

Probably there were no Jews or Hindus or Buddhists among the Trion High School class of 1999. There may not have been asingle atheist or agnostic present.