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Shooting personal for at least three Kentucky Baptist churches

Westport Road Baptist Church Mural  (Baptist Press) By Chip Hutcheson/ Kentucky Today , Mark Maynard/ Kentucky Today   Posted April 11, 2023 in National News , SBC News : “We remind ourselves of the Gospel hope. Death is the last enemy to be destroyed.” LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BP) – Monday morning’s bank shooting became personal for Andy Mikel, pastor of Immanuel Baptist Church in Danville, Ky., in a short time. One of the nine wounded in the shooting was Deana Eckert, the 57-year-old sister of Immanuel worship pastor Scott Hurst. Brother and sister grew up in Harrodsburg. Mikel said he only communicated via text with Hurst, who went to be with his grieving family. Deana was taken to the hospital with severe injuries from the shooting at the Old National Bank in downtown Louisville. She became the fifth victim to die early Monday night after several surgeries. “Our church family is grieving with them and sharing one another’s sorrows,” he said. Steven Dressens, the associational mission str

School shooters are not victims

Screenshot of The Covenant School’s security surveillance video of shooter.  By Shane Vander Hart The six dead at The Covenant School and their families, not the transgender shooter, are the victims of this school shooting in Nashville. I learned during a break at work on Monday about the school shooting at The Covenant School in Nashville —three 9-year-olds and three school staff members dead as a result. I am saddened by the loss of life and horrified by the carnage one can bring upon children. It is simply evil. I typically don't use the names of shooters when I write about mass shootings, but I have to make a brief exception for this article. This school shooting represents the first perpetrated by a woman. The shooter, Audrey Hale, 28, recently identified as a transgender man and adopted the name 'Aiden." News articles have described Hale as "emotionally disturbed," which I have no doubt that is true. The Daily Mail portrayed Hale as a victim because her C

6 killed in Tennessee Christian school shooting by trans-identified shooter with 'assault-type rifles'

Image Source: Facebook By Michael Gryboski - Posted at The Christian Post: Published March 27, 2023 A female shooter opened fire on the campus of a Christian school in Tennessee on Monday morning, killing at least three children and three adults before being shot dead by police. The Covenant Presbyterian School of Nashville, a private school founded in 2001 by the Covenant Presbyterian Church, which is affiliated with the Presbyterian Church in America, was the target of the shooting. The Metropolitan Nashville Police Department held a press conference Monday afternoon, with spokesperson Don Aaron providing a "police overview" of the events. He said the "police response was swift." Continue here... See also: Christian leaders react to Nashville Christian school shooting | U.S. News ( Churches, pastors respond to Nashville Christian School Shooting | U.S. News ( Kids killed in Nashville shooting were learning 'Amazing Grace&#