Grayson P. Walker (MA, Knox Theological Seminary; JD, University of Oklahoma College of Law) is deputy general counsel to Oklahoma Governor J. Kevin Stitt, to whom Grayson provides strategic counsel on legal, policy, and ethical matters. He previously clerked on the Oklahoma Court of Civil Appeals. Before law school, Grayson worked as a middle-school teacher, campus minister, and research assistant in the Texas House of Representatives. He belongs to King’s Cross Church in Oklahoma City.
Ordinary practices may not seem to warrant the kind of energy and attention we devote to global and international affairs, especially given the present calamity. But they most certainly do. After all, even the biggest tasks—including the call to partner with God to rule, bless, and love the world—are accomplished one step at a time.
Amidst the ongoing chaos and conflict over the 2020 presidential election, and vote tabulating methodologies in particular, let’s remember—and celebrate—that so far it is really only federalism that has won the day.