Monthly Archives: December 2016

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Dec
17

REFUSE AND CHOOSE

REFUSE AND CHOOSE Isaiah 7:15-16 twice includes the phrase, “refuse the evil and choose the good.” I find these words fitting for gun violence prevention (GVP) action. The verbs “refuse” and “choose” are powered by personal decision. As Helmut Thielecke expressed in his…

Dec
11

THE COST OF ARROGANCE

THE COST OF ARROGANCE: I submit that arrogance is a major contributor to gun violence, the rise of White Nationalism and the election of Donald Trump. In his confession after killing nine African-Americans, with a .45 calibre handgun at the Mother Immanuel AME…

Dec
3

PREACHING AND TEACHING ABOUT GUNS

PREACHING AND TEACHING ABOUT GUNS Engaging the issue of gun violence prevention (GVP) takes faith-filled courage. Yet, we can and we must. Theologically, we are on solid ground, needing only to cite prophetic texts, gems from the Sermon on the Mount and nuggets…

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