Religion Headline of the Day
posted by December 14 at 12:11 PMon
From the LA Times:
Colorado Church Sees Shooting as Test of Faith
Well they would, wouldn’t they? And you gotta love the subhead:
Young worshipers say they have laid down their anger and fear, even their questions, to focus on God. They say Satan is to blame.
JoeMyGod thinks homicidal blow-back from New Life’s anti-gay bigotry might be to blame. Back to the story…
Youth pastor Brent Parsley expected to be challenged: Why did the Lord let this happen? How could this be? Where was God when a troubled young man stormed New Life Church on Sunday, killing two devout teenage sisters?
“All the questions are out there,” Parsley said.
Except, they weren’t.
Teenagers swarmed Parsley with hugs and high-fives at an evening service this week. But they expressed no despair or doubt. Instead, they said the attack had left them with a sense of pride—and a quiet joy.