The third of four children, Sarah Palin's Christian journey began
when her mother, the spiritual force in the Palin home, began to take Sarah and her
siblings to the churches in her area.
When Sarah Palin was 12 years old, she was baptized at the Wasilla
Assemblies of God.
By the time she was in high school, Sarah Palin
was leading her school's Fellowship of Christian Athletes and
the prayers for her basketball team before their games.
At each of the universities she attended, including the University of Idaho,
from where she received her Bachelor of
Science degree, she remained involved in Christian
Her theology sharpened in her adulthood, as
she moved from Assemblies of God to solely Bible-based churches. When
a reporter recently enquired about her religion, she replied,
When pressed to share whether she
were "any particular" type of Christian,