People of color. For me .. it has nothing to do with black and white; but it goes so much further. God created so many of us and created us within so many ethnicities. He created all of us for the sake of His glory and not for any man's glory. If you are a … Continue reading black church? white church? or The Church!!!
When we hold fast to the Word of God; making it the guide and allowing the Holy Spirit to guide and to teach us, then (and only then) will we know Truth.
Yes – I am affected by the tragedy! I am affected because we try to make these images trite, common – we act like its just another tragedy. There is no alleged shooter here -- there are no alleged victims; it is all crystal clear! This guy intended to do evil and he did just that. Call it mental illness; call it hate; call it demonic activity -- SEMANTICS! It is evil. It is demonic. It is sin. Yes, my heart breaks that they were murdered -- but not just because they were black and murdered -- because they were murdered at all!
As we grieve the things that happen to us on this earth, we can rejoice that we are not alone nor or we forsaken! We have a great High Priest who is acquainted with the troubles that we face. He is limitless in His mercy and grace and He invites us to cast our cares upon Him.