I have been thinking many of these things myself. I have especially been thinking how we want answers on how to avert such tragedies. The answer is right in front of us. God’s Word contains the answers we so desperately need. And yet, people will scoff if you tell them this. As if doing it the way we’ve been doing it has been so successful. As if more legislation will somehow remove the evil that resides in every man’s heart.
I’m grateful to Fox News Channel anchor Shannon Bream for interviewing me on the air this afternoon to talk about the moral and spiritual dimensions of the Newtown massacre. These are not topics that have been discussed much in the media despite wall-to-wall coverage of the tragedy since Friday. We didn’t have time for a full, in-depth conversation, but we got it started. Here are some of the points I made in the interview, as well as some points I would have made had we had more time:
The slaughter of 20 children and numerous teachers and other adults at the Sandy Hook Elementary was horrifying beyond belief — yet what makes it worse is that it isn’t an isolated incident.
- America is experiencing an epidemic of violence and lawlessness — so far in 2012, we’ve…
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