By Mennonite Central Committee U.S. Washington Office | MCC.org
Published in February of 2014
SUMMARY: Despite the statistics being almost a decade old, this practical, informative 15-page preventative gun violence guide created by the Mennonite Central Committee U.S. Washington Office in 2010 features how to advocate for public policies to prevent gun violence, Christian views on violence and self-defense, and how to write to your government officials to lobby for change.
This guide would be an excellent starting point for a sermon series and/or small group discussion.
KEY QUOTE: “Because of our shared humanity, it is important to be honest about our own views concerning guns, and equally important to have the humility to listen to others’ views.”
DIG DEEPER: We curated four guided learning paths on guns and gun violence to help you learn about the subject through a distinct Christian lens.
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ARTICLE: Lockdown – What Kids Think About School Shooting Drills
A must-listen-to, sobering 24-minutes where kids from kindergarten to high school give their thoughts on school lockdown drills.
ARTICLE: Gun Statistics
A collection of websites collecting gun violence statistics in the United States of America.
ARTICLE: It’s a Heart Problem, Not a Gun Problem? Maybe You’re Right…
Following the San Bernardino shooting in December of 2015 pastor Drew Tucker penned this heartfelt post in which he acknowledges that, within the gun debate, it is a heart problem. A heart problem that we continue to harden our hearts and not make any meaningful change no matter the cost.