Mob violence cannot be tolerated, and when threatened should be met with overwhelming force—as a deterrent, and with proportional and discriminant force, or “reciprocal violence” if you prefer—without apology, with far less concern for “optics,” and without any concern for the ideology of the mob if deterrence fails.
Keith PavlischekJanuary 20, 2021
The sad and lamentable truth is that indeed this is who we are, for it was members of our own body-politic who did this, and we cannot heal if we do not confront the uncomfortable facts as they are. It was sedition.
Luke M. PerezJanuary 12, 2021
January 6, 2021, shocked and sickened many of us. It was a terrible, shameful day for the American Republic—truly yet another day of infamy in America’s bruised and bloodied history.
Alan DowdJanuary 9, 2021
The insurrection on Epiphany reveals essential tasks—for America to prevent another attack and for the church to respond properly to the misuse of its symbols.
Mark MeltonJanuary 8, 2021
What a heart-wrenching day for our nation. The live videos of the hordes of Americans flooding the US Capitol were literally nauseating.
Rebeccah HeinrichsJanuary 7, 2021
What happened yesterday at the US Capitol Building was a national tragedy. But it was not an entirely novel event; rather, it was part of tragically destructive trajectory.
Marc LiVeccheJanuary 7, 2021
Regardless of what happens to Kyle Rittenhouse in the courts, treating vigilantes like heroes sets a dangerous precedent.
Mark MeltonSeptember 28, 2020
Those wishing to improve the world should begin with that part of the world over which they have the greatest control: themselves.
Ben JohnsonJuly 27, 2020
Our world is broken and bending toward chaos, as it was in 1968, as it has been since the Fall, as it will be until Christ returns to make all things new.
Alan DowdJune 24, 2020