As I’ve prayed this week for Christians who are victimized for their faith in Jesus Christ, I’ve remembered the people of Sutherland Springs. Growing up in South Texas, I drove by FBC Sutherland Springs on many occasions.
Vice President Mike Pence traveled to this rural stretch of Texas to offer prayers and words of comfort to a stricken community three days after a lone gunman killed more than two dozen people during a Sunday morning church service.
Communities in the U.S. have come together in support of Sutherland Springs, Texas, where 26 people were killed in a church shooting. More than $1.3 million has been raised to help the victims and their families.
After a day’s work, Jennifer Garcia drove over from San Antonio and propped a homemade poster drawn by her and her 6-year-old son at an intersection near the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs.