Wednesday, 18 December 2013 11:09

Gun violence too close to home

Seventeen months after a mass shooting at a nearby movie theater, gun violence has once more erupted in a typical Colorado neighborhood.

Published in Commentaries
Wednesday, 11 December 2013 14:20

Clergy reissue call for background checks

Baptists are among more than 50 national faith leaders urging Congress to act on measures to keep guns out of the hands of criminals and the mentally ill at the one-year anniversary of Sandy Hook.

Published in Social Issues
Friday, 05 July 2013 08:35

Man-made disaster plan still a dream

Organizers of post-Sandy Hook event say they are ready to respond again if needed, but funding for centralized response remains elusive.

Published in Organizations
Tuesday, 30 April 2013 09:41

Pastor says Sandy Hook more than politics

Participants in a conference for Newtown-area clergy share advice on how to preach about guns in a congregation with members on both sides of the Second Amendment debate.

Published in Social Issues
Monday, 29 April 2013 14:17

Haiti trauma tool works in Newtown

Nearly five months after the Sandy Hook slayings, many caregivers still haven’t had a chance to debrief, says a Mercer counseling professor who specializes in detecting and dealing with the effects of trauma.

Published in Organizations
Friday, 26 April 2013 13:33

CBF supports Newtown-area clergy

Planners of a “Crisis and Clergy” conference hope to develop a model to be used as a resource for ministers leading congregation’s affected by man-made disasters.

Published in Organizations