TV-PG | YouTube | 27m
Released in June of 2020
SUMMARY: In a moving 27-minutes Quiet No More tells the story of reverend Sharon Risher‘s process of dealing with her anger and her journey to forgiveness. In 2015 she lost three family members after a white supremacist murdered nine people at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina.
KEY QUOTES: “This journey that I have been on has been hard. It’s been complicated. It’s been lonely. It’s been fraught with anger at God. I didn’t lose faith, I just kind of lost hope in humanity. I lost hope in the goodness of people even though people were reaching out all over the world. I was just really angry at everybody and I had to learn how to temper that…You know, anger moves you to take action so that anger was what helped me get out in the public eye and talking about gun violence prevention. But it took me a long while to reconcile that this was God’s plan. So now that I am in this place and in this time I am going to use this voice that God has given me and I’m going to sing from the rooftops about how this has changed my life and how I’m able to help somebody else..”
DIG DEEPER: We curated four guided learning paths on guns and gun violence to help you learn about the subject through a distinctly Christian lens.
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