Why is it important God’s Church?
As we think through how to keep our people safe, we remember that our hope is secure in God. Besides that, as stories of the victims begin to filter out into the news, our heartbreak is compounded by the contrast between their faith and the violence, hate, and cowardice of the fact.
About the welcome guests: For most of the people, the welcome guests began outside the church with a personal invitation of a co-worker, classmate, or family member. They often described atmosphere, which was followed by more intentional actions on the part of both congregants and the pastor to connect with and include them.