Pastor Stephen Broden, Bishop Jim Lowe, Evangelist Alveda King: Minnesota, Louisiana Killings a Sign to Unite for Pro-Life Matters
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala., July 7, 2016 /Christian Newswire/ -- Christian leaders, Pastor Stephen E. Broden, President of Protect Life And Marriage Texas in Dallas, Texas; Bishop Jim Lowe, Pastor of Guiding Light Church in Birmingham, Alabama, and Alveda King of Priests for Life's Civil Rights for the Unborn respond to recent shootings of young men in Minnesota and Louisiana. "Our youth, children and families are understandably devastated by the recent killings. We pray for the families of these dead men. Their lives matter very much to us and to God. Humanity, every human life matters. We call for a moratorium on violence and immediate investigations into these deaths.
Giving a pro-life perspective on "Black Lives Matter," Pastor Borden urges:
"These shootings are horrifying and shocking to our sense of justice and fairness. Something is terribly wrong when the police are operating out of fear with power to kill people. These recent killings are precipitated out fear, fear of black men, and fear of police by blacks. Our culture and society are in big trouble if we don't come to realize all lives matter from the womb to the tomb. We will see an ugly result for our communities, our nation if we don't stop this mistrust of one another. Professional agitators will use these recent incidences to foster hate and conflict between black communities and police personnel across our nation."
Bishop Lowe insists:
"Violence against any human being must be resisted religiously. Violence is abhorrent to God and nature! Even as Dr. Martin Luther King did during his lifetime, we are calling for one voice against violence against humanity.
Evangelist King concludes:
"My children and grandchildren are devastated at the mounting deaths of their peers by violent treatment of their peers from law enforcement officers who should be protecting our communities rather than using force to eliminate more and more young people. This issue transcends race; this is war on life. Our children are dying from human trafficking, abortion, mass incarcerations, poverty, drugs, racism, sexually transmitted diseases, abuse, assaults and many other evils. It's time to repent and save our children. Human life is sacred to God from conception until natural death.
"My Uncle, Dr. MLK once said in his 1967 Christmas Sermon, 'When we truly believe in the sacredness of human personality, we won't exploit people, we won't trample over people with the iron feet of oppression, we won't kill anybody.'"
The leaders who represent thousands of likeminded concerned citizens agree that it is time for America to resist violence, repent and pray!
Broden, Lowe and King agree that prayers for our nation and our world, in the midst of all the domestic and global upheaval, are needed. They are calling for leaders across the nation to join them in taking direct action to stop the violence: "We need to remember that God's love and natural law trumps human nature, martial law and common law." #Godslovematters.