Another devastating church shooting in America: how should the church and faith community respond?

As published in Christianity Today: On Sunday, November 5, 2017, a man dressed in all black wearing a ballistic vest exited a vehicle and started firing a Ruger AR ‘assault-type…continue

Mornings with Jimmy Lakey: Reverend Dr. Rob Schenck

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The Wrong Reason To Own A Gun

Author: Dr. Preston Sprinkle Christians disagree on many ethical questions, and some disagreements can get quite heated. Few disagreements are as volatile as whether Christians should own guns and use…continue

Every Pastor Needs to Address Domestic Violence

As published in The Christian Post: Thirty-six years ago, as a newly minted minister, I encountered domestic violence through a gut-wrenching experience. A woman in the church, where I served…continue

James Ward invites you to Survivor Sunday

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Something We Can All Do About the Terrible Tragedy of Suicide

As published in The Christian Post: As a member of the clergy, I have intervened in situations where people have contemplated taking their own lives, and I have consoled the…continue

Survey: Most evangelical leaders favor stricter gun control laws

As published in Guns.com: A survey circulating in Christian media suggests that a majority of evangelical leaders support stricter gun control laws, even while most live in gun-owning households. According…continue

Majority of US evangelical leaders want stricter gun laws, survey reveals

As published in The Christian Times: A new poll has found that a majority of evangelical leaders are gun owners, and at the same time, most of them favor in…continue

Gun Violence, Moral Law, and Matters of the Human Heart

As published in Beliefnet: When most of us hear the term “law,” our minds immediately conjure up vivid images of police, attorneys, Judge Judy, and hit television shows such as CSI or Law…continue