FOR SUCH A TIME AS THIS: My Faith Journey Through the White House and Beyond

January 1, 2022

Being an election year of some consequence, 2020 was set up to be a standout year for the history books. As it unfolded, it become a pivotal year in every American’s life. As conservatives, we cannot trust the traditional media outlets to be honest about the events that occurred. Therefore, we have chosen Kayleigh McEnany’s new book, For Such A Time As This: My Faith Journey Through the White House and Beyond, as our January book club selection. Kayleigh McEnany is the former White House press secretary and current co-host of Outnumbered on the Fox News Channel. She was awarded The Center for Conservative Women’s 2020 Woman of the Year Award. Prior to serving in the White House, Kayleigh worked as the national press secretary for the Trump campaign and was formerly the national spokesperson for the Republican National Committee. Before joining the RNC, Kayleigh worked as a political commentator at CNN. She graduated from Harvard Law School with a Juris Doctor and from Georgetown University with a degree in international politics. She also studied politics and international relations at Oxford University, St. Edmund Hall. Before law school, McEnany worked at Fox News as an associate producer for Huckabee and appeared as a guest host on ABC’s The View. Kayleigh is a recipient of the Department of Defense Medal for Distinguished Public Service, and the Department of Homeland Security Secretary’s Public Service Award.

About the book…

Kayleigh McEnany’s new book is a revealing look into the Trump White House. The media has had so much to say about this time period and what they thought truth looked like. However, the bias is exposed as she lays out story after story that counters their narrative. You learn how she built a career on a strong foundation of faith and family. She was a stunning and strong Press Secretary, and in this book you can see how that happened. McEnany and her team prepared endlessly for the onslaught of liberal media. She went beyond her role and chose to highlight stories and events that needed to be shared with the nation. You’ll get more than inspiration when you read this, you’ll learn how research, preparation and honesty can drive your career as well. Kayleigh McEnany endured slander on a daily basis with prayer, consistency, and determination. She excelled in her role, because she worked for the American people – she wanted to speak into the homes of everyday Americans. She knows and honors life beyond the beltway and that is evident when you read this page turner.

In this book, you will find:

  1. The real stories of what happened in the Trump White House
  2. The importance of perseverance in your career
  3. Examples of significant bias against conservatives in the media
  4. How to study and prepare for defending your values

We recommend this book to start your year, because we know it will inspire you. Many times we have young ladies ask us…’How do I become______?’ So many of you want to know how to get ahead in DC and in your career. This book answers all of those questions. It shows that determination and education matter. Kayleigh McEnany succeed, because she always strove to be the most informed person in the room. While you don’t have a team behind you, this book will show you that setting aside social media for reading solid conservative books is a wise idea. If you want to be able to argue with your professors or make a case for your values, you need to follow in McEany’s footsteps. Do the hard work. Be prepared to answer questions. This will move your forward in your career and in your life. This attitude of hard work will never fail you. It will create a better America. If you’d like to hear more from Kayleigh McEnany herself, you can watch her acceptance speech of our 2020 Woman of the Year Award.

Discussion Questions:

  1. What story about President Trump stood out to you?
  2. Were you surprised by what daily life in the White House looked like?
  3. What books will you read so you can be prepared for liberal debates?
  4. Were you surprised at threats she received?