Christian Leaders Speak Out in Wake of Dallas Shooting

Veronica Neffinger | iBelieve Contributor | Friday, July 8, 2016
Christian Leaders Speak Out in Wake of Dallas Shooting

Christian Leaders Speak Out in Wake of Dallas Shooting

Many prominent American leaders responded to the deadly attacks that took the lives of five police officers in Dallas, Texas yesterday evening (July 8).

As previously reported, the attack occurred at an event organized to protest police brutality. Earlier this week, two African-American men were shot and killed by police in two separate incidents. Both shootings were captured on video and spurred public outrage at what appeared to be unnecessary police violence.

Thirty-seven-year-old Alton Sterling was shot dead by police in Baton Rouge, Louisiana after a homeless man called 911, alleging that Sterling had threatened him with a gun. The graphic video shows police wrestling Sterling to the ground and shooting him multiple times in the chest.

Philando Castile was shot and killed by a police officer after he was pulled over for having a taillight out. Castile’s girlfriend, who was in the passenger seat, live-streamed the brutal event. The daughter of Castile’s girlfriend was also in the car.

After America woke up to yet another tragedy today with the shooting of 12 police officers, five of whom died, many are saying enough is enough.

On Twitter, Albert Mohler, the President of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, tweeted out prayer for Dallas and asked an important question: