Monthly Archives: March 2018

Archive of posts published in the specified Month

Mar
31

GUNS AND GOOD FRIDAY

GOOD FRIDAY is a good day to talk guns. At our “Seven Last Words” service, one of our pastors referred to gun violence in two of his sermonettes. I celebrate his love and courage. How appropriate. Tim’s first word was “Father, forgive them,…

Mar
27

PASSION SUNDAY AND MARCHFOROURLIVES PARALLELS

How fitting that Passion Sunday and MarchForOurLives occurred the same weekend. As Jesus rode (marched) into Jerusalem to confront humankind’s brokenness, so did millions around the world march to confront the brokenness of gun violence. Gun violence does break us. Since 1999, 187,000…

Mar
19

AUSTRALIAN ANSWER

AUSTRALIA has an answer on how to stop gun violence. The answer surfaced after a shooter massacred 35 people and injured 23 in a cafe in Port Arthur in 1996. In the 18 years before Port Arthur, 13 mass shootings happened. Since the…

Mar
9

ASSAULT WEAPONS AND JOHN 3:16

JOHN 3:16 is frequently seen on signs at athletic competitions. The Gospel in visual sound bite. The emphasis appears to be on individual faith in Jesus leading to everlasting life. Yet in full context, there is a balance between faith and love for…

Mar
2

NOVEMBER’S COMING!

NOVEMBER’S COMING is the clarion call for gun violence prevention (GVP) action! It is clear the Republican led Trump Party will stall any significant GVP action other than the low hanging fruit of eliminating (?) bump stocks. Perhaps! The best chance for significant…

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