“We can’t pretend as though we didn’t have some responsibility for him — he was radicalized into white nationalism from within the very midst of our church.” Statement by the pastor of John Earnest’s evangelical church.
“I did not choose to be a Christian. The Father chose me. The Son saved me. And the Spirit keeps me.” – excerpt from the seven-page manifesto by the 19-year-old John Earnest who is accused of the Chabad of Poway synagogue shooting.
I know God, the Creator of the Universe, must be proud to know that so many use him to justify their violence! While politicians work to generate “fear of the other,” many of our terrorists are homegrown, and in some cases, church-grown. To quote our Nationalist President, “SAD!”
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