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In 2011 alone 2,703 children & teenagers lost their lives to guns. That’s 7 American youth killed every day. 
"If as Christians, children represent God’s creation in its most pure and innocent form, why is it that as Americans, we continue to let children die preventable deaths from gun violence?"
Protecting God’s Children: How Gun Violence Impacts America’s Youth
Photo: Marek.H/shutterstock.com

In 2011 alone 2,703 children & teenagers lost their lives to guns. That’s 7 American youth killed every day.

"If as Christians, children represent God’s creation in its most pure and innocent form, why is it that as Americans, we continue to let children die preventable deaths from gun violence?"

Protecting God’s Children: How Gun Violence Impacts America’s Youth

Photo: Marek.H/shutterstock.com

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A church that doesn’t provoke any crises, a gospel that doesn’t unsettle, a word of God that doesn’t get under anyone’s skin, a word of God that doesn’t touch the real sin of the society in which it is being proclaimed — what gospel is that?
Archbishop Oscar Romero
Capital punishment is against the best judgment of modern criminology and, above all, against the highest expression of love in the nature of God” (Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.)
When Christians have grown so bitter toward someone that we can’t even accept their apologies, something has gone seriously wrong. … We must refuse to create lose-lose situations for each other where one is damned if they apologize and damned if they don’t.

"What would happen if we saw our natural world, not as a collective ‘ours’ but as an individual ‘mine?’ What if we shifted our thinking about environmental preservation from being an imperative or an obligation to equating good stewardship with our own personal act of worship?"

The song hit me: “Praise God, all creatures here below.” I could hear the songs of praise from his non-human creatures. It finally dawned on me that my songs of praise paled in comparison to the winds that touch the peaks of mountains, the perfect songs of birds and the language of dolphins. They are all songs of praise!

(Image: View from Doubtful Sound in New Zealand, Harrison B / Shutterstock.com)


"Is it possible to let our hearts by broken by the dead children of our enemy? Is our God big enough to allow us to imagine that God loves those we fear and despise?"

- Elizabeth Eisenstadt Evans in “Until We See Their Faces”

"Is it possible to let our hearts by broken by the dead children of our enemy? Is our God big enough to allow us to imagine that God loves those we fear and despise?"

Elizabeth Eisenstadt Evans in “Until We See Their Faces”