How Donaldson placed his destiny in God’s hands

DUP MP Jeffrey Donaldson

DUP MP Jeffrey Donaldson

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“Being a Christian and a politician can be very difficult,” admits DUP MP Jeffrey Donaldson.

The softly spoken Lagan Valley representative - who has been involved in Northern Ireland politics since he was 22 - does not often open up about his deep faith in God; indeed, as one of the unionist party’s most hardworking and busy members, both at Westminster and local level, one wonders how he even finds the time to go to church.

“When I first became a Christian I really questioned whether politics was the right place for a Christian to be,” he continues.


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