The Las Vegas Massacre—Are Perilous Times the New Normal?

Exactly what happened last Sunday night in Las Vegas is incomprehensible. Fifty-nine people have died. Based on current estimates, over 500 people were wounded. Some of them are currently fighting for their lives, meaning the number of dead may rise. The gunman, 64-year-old Stephen Paddock, brutally gunned down his innocent victims from the 32nd floor […]

The Emanuel AME Massacre—How Churches Should Not Respond

Last Wednesday, Pastor Clementa Pinckney and 8 members of Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church; Charleston, SC, were brutally murdered during Bible study. Sunday, worshippers gathered at the church for the first time since the senseless massacre. This must have been a difficult experience for those in attendance. Also, I am sure that the horrific event […]

God Can Heal the Brokenhearted

Last Friday morning, America was shocked to learn of the shooting disaster that occurred during a midnight screening of The Dark Knight Rises at a theater in Aurora, Colorado. Based on initial reports, 12 moviegoers were killed and as much as 59 others were wounded. The shooting suspect for this massacre was later identified as […]

We Are Divinely Protected

I just wonder how many times God has divinely protected me from danger or death, and I didn’t even know it. How many times have I, as some say, robbed death? Only God in heaven knows. I thought on that question this week while I was attending a meeting at Ft. Hood, Texas. As we […]