For the past 30 days, we’ve shared a prayer with you each day. Starting the year with a daily discipline of prayer and reflection has been a gift. We hope you have received the prayers and used them to deepen your journey with Christ. The resource section of this site is for your reference. We hope you’ll find the prayers and worship resources helpful to you. Most of all, we continue to pray that as you follow Jesus, you will continue to become the person God created you to be.
Over the past year, I have written about unbelievable and unspeakable acts of violence that continue to unfold in our country and world. On Friday, another act of violence unfolded in one of our airports. This time we heard reports from Ft. Lauderdale.
As I reflect on these reports, there are too many to name: a few weeks ago, we were hearing reports of violence at the Ohio State University; at the end of the year we learned over 700 homicides occurred in the city of Chicago in 2016; and daily reports occur on the evening news of violence in our city. I pause once again, finding myself asking the question,