The Easter attack on Christians in Sri Lanka

Jeff, Steven, Chelsea, and Travis grieve the recent attack on Christians in Sri Lanka this past Easter Sunday and discuss what to make of the recent surge in terrorism targeting faith communities. This attack on our brothers and sisters in Christ comes after other attacks on people in religious services, including on Mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh and the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas. As people of the cross, we must confront these tragedies with mourning. And then we look to the hope we have in Christ as we consider how best to protect our neighbors and live courageously in a broken world.

Resources from the Conversation

Why Church Shootings Don’t Intimidate the Church by Russell Moore

Blasts Targeting Christians Kill Hundreds in Sri Lanka

The Terrorist Attacks in Sri Lanka podcast episode of The Daily from The New York Times

Blessed are the persecuted by Casey B. Hough

Mosque in New Zealand | New Zealand Shooting Suspect Is Charged With 50 Counts of Murder

Tree of Life Synagogue | 11 Killed in Synagogue Massacre; Suspect Charged With 29 Counts

FBC Sutherland Springs | A stark, white room: Sutherland Springs still struggles with church massacre

7 ways to pray for First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs by The Southern Baptist Convention of Texas

ERLC | Capitol Conversation Podcast