New documentary on Charleston church shooting explores idea of forgiveness

By Jamie Aten Monday marks four years since nine members of a black church were shot to death by a white supremacist in Charleston, S.C., setting off a national debate about…continue

Wheaton College screens film ‘Emanuel,’ showing how faith and forgiveness healed Charleston church shooting survivors

By Tom Siebert Gun massacres are a common occurrence in American life. During this year alone in the United States, there have been more than 150 shootings that caused four…continue

Honoring Parkland Victims and Survivors

PRAYERS & ACTION SPOKESPERSONS REV. DR. ROB SCHENCK, DR. JAMIE ATEN, REV. PAT MAHONEY AND REV. DR. LORENZO HONOR PARKLAND VICTIMS AND SURVIVORS As the one-year mark of the horrific…continue

6 Things to Remember In the Wake of the Aurora Shooting

As seen on Sojourners Two days after a brutal workplace shooting in the Chicago suburb of Aurora, where five were killed and six were injured, over 1,000 people joined together for…continue

Aurora community mourns lost lives with multiple vigils

As seen on TV6 AURORA, Ill (KWQC) – There was a somberness in Aurora on Sunday, with families and community members embracing each other after the loss of five people. On…continue

In Aurora, A Heartbroken Community Gathers At The Site Of A Gun Rampage

As seen on WBEZ More than 1,000 people stood in slush and freezing drizzle Sunday to take part in a prayer vigil outside an Aurora manufacturing plant where five people…continue

One Year Later: Coping on the Anniversary of a Tragedy

As seen on Psychology Today Today marks the one-year anniversary of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. This tragic event left 17 individuals dead and many…continue

As we mark one year since Parkland, virtue requires us to act

As seen on Christian Post This week scores of people will experience again the grief of missing loved ones, cut down by a deranged young man with multiple deadly weapons,…continue

How Should Christians Respond After a Mass Shooting?

As published in Christian Post After shooting and killing a security guard outside the Borderline Bar & Grill in Thousand Oaks, California, a man entered the bar and proceeded to…continue