We are hurting all over America right now.
This pain goes deep, deep, deep down in our souls.
If you get a chance, look at the pictures and put a face to the names to get closer to our painful reality today. Seeing the pictures also helps us with the compassion that we need to express toward one another.
While leaders are working on a variety of solutions, please make every effort to get to a house of prayer this weekend and pray for each of the families involved in each tragedy.
When we all start feeling the pain together (not just the victims families), then we will pull closer together as a nation and help each other versus hurt each other.
This is a national problem that will take all of us to solve together. We start in our homes and then in the house of prayer together.
Get to a house of worship and take time as a congregation to pray for God's forgiveness for the evil actions done. Pray for God's mercy for the mistakes made. Pray for God's healing for the broken hearts and shattered communities. Pray for strength to love each other as God loves us.
Get to a house of prayer this weekend and continue making your way to the house of prayer.
Finally, I pray that you will keep each victims family and the law enforcement community in your daily prayers.
Moreover, call an officer or even wave one down and tell them you love them. Use "love," the term of endearment to clearly express how you feel about their daily sacrifice.
Pastor Brian E. Kennedy, Sr.