'Sunday Spotlight': Joshua DuBois

ABC's Cokie Roberts speaks to Joshua DuBois on his new book, "The President's Devotional."
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of the fusion launch. We speaks with president obama at the white house. We'll have that tomorrow on fusion. Now, we want to welcome jorge ramos, he'll be taking on new duties at fusion as well. You'll have three or four jobs, jorge. You believe that this is critical this fusion launch. Only three. If you can do it, george, I can do it. Tell us about fusion. What you're trying to do here. I think the future is about fusion and fusion is about the future. Who controls the future? It's about the future of news. It's a great partnership between abc news and univision. It's content based on news, entertainment, sports, comedy. As you know for a young audience, we're trying to reach a very young audience, for them, that traditional news format is no locker valid. News could be from a tweet to video. Also, we want to reach people, it doesn't matter the age who are tired of the traditional media. So, in order to reach that, we also have to reach latinos and right now, there are 55 million latinos. So the future is about exactly that, how to reach that part of the audience and that's exactly what we want to do with fusion. Well, we're looking forward to work with you. We want you to come back and talk about it more. Jorge, thank you. Time now for sunday spotlight shining on joshua debois who had the job every morning to find the right scripture to help ground the president. He told our cokie roberts. I want to say a quick word about a close friend of mine and yours, joshua debois. Reporter: When he was just 26 years old, pentecostal minister joshua debois took on the job of white house outreach to the religious community. Every morning he sends via e-mail, a daily meditation. It's meant the world to me. I was wondering, who was thinking about his spirit and his soul? I thought, why not reach out to him. Within a few minutes, he reached out and he said, this is exactly what I was looking for. Reporter: He's sharing those daily doses of inspirations in a new book, "the president's devotional." Only once in the book, you picked one for a specific day and that was the day the president was to deliver the state of union message. Can you read us that one? So shall my word be that goes out from my mouth. It shall not return to me empty but it shall accomplish that which I purpose and shall succeed in the thing for which i sent it. Were you worried that he wouldn't be understood? There's so much noise in our culture today and there are so many different sources of distractions and folks who intentionally or unintentionally decide to muddle the true meaning of what we say. I notice a lot of the readings are love your enemy, feed your enemy, hold peace, do you think these are necessary for a president? I think they're necessary for all of us, really from a practical perspective, it's so much better to learn to love our enemies. I think this should be needle pointed on cushions. Even a fool is counted wise when he holds his peace, when he shuts his lips, he is considered perceptive. There you go. But the president can't hold his peace when he's needed to speak when the nation mourned after an unthinkable tragedy. I can only hope that it helps for you to know that you're not alone in your grief. Reporter: You described going to newtown as probably the most searing experience. The president wanted me to go with him to meet with the families. There were a number of parents who had pulled out the school pictures that they had just taken and pointed to them and just collapsed. The president just had to hold them. I was proud of him, one of those moments I was concerned for his spirit, because it has to take a lot out of his person. Reporter: Making that daily boost of spiritual encouragement all the more meaningful. Do you think it made him different? I hope that he was able to tackle challenges that he faced with a greater measure of peace knowing that god loves him, knowing that mo matter what happening on any given day there's an internal god wrapped around him and love cannot be shaken. Reporter: For "this week," cokie roberts, abc news, washington. Thanks to cokie for that. Now we honor our fellow americans who serve and sacrifice, this week, the pentagon released the name of one marine killed in afghanistan. And that's all for us today. Thank you for sharing part of your sunday with us. Check out "world news" with david muir tonight. I'll see you tomorrow on "good

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