(AP) — 'We do not want to glorify him and what he has done,' the regional director of the Texas Department of Public Safety said.
(RNS) — We can permanently eliminate three overused and well-known linguistic phrases that prevent us from recognizing the grim reality, the brutal truth of gun violence in the United States.
(RNS) — Across the country, many churches and other places of worship are considering security measures as mass shootings have become a tragically familiar narrative in the United States.
(RNS) — The simple truth is that, while no law can prevent a specific mass shooting, commonsense measures can make them less likely overall. This is not debatable. Truth-telling churches should proclaim this loudest of all!
(RNS) — Often when a terrorist strikes in America, many Muslims say, "Please don't let it be a Muslim." After 26 people were killed at a Texas Baptist church, it was atheists hoping the gunman wasn't one of their own.
SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (AP) — The gunman who opened fire in a small Texas church, killing 26 people during worship services, sent threatening text messages to his mother-in-law before the attack, which appeared to stem from a domestic situation.
(RNS) There was a 27th victim of the church shooting in Sutherland Springs, Texas. (COMMENTARY)
(AP) — A list of fatal shootings since 2012.
(RNS) — As the nation reels from another mass shooting, religious leaders were quick to react to the latest tragedy.
SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (AP) — And a sheriff says the former in-laws of a man suspected of killing 26 people at a Texas church attended services there "from time to time."
SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (AP) — Reports say the gunman walked into First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs and began firing, killing some of his victims, and that the shooter has been taken down.
DALLAS (RNS) — Jeffress said his statement didn't claim that 'God ordained President Trump to nuke North Korea.' But many of the pastor's critics thought it came too close. In a sit-down interview with RNS, he elaborates on his controversial words.
VILLA RICA, Ga. — The video, posted by First Baptist Villa Rica, was shot on school grounds just before football practice. "Take a look and see how God is STILL in our schools!" the caption with the video reads.
(RNS) A new survey finds that Americans, while mostly religious, do not use social media to supplement worship and mostly keep their faith private online. By Chris Lisee.
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