This new wave of vandalism did not spare Christian monuments. Across the country, statues of Jesus, the Virgin Mary and various saints — not on public land but on church property — have been defaced by graffiti, torn down or decapitated.
Rev. Paul Pater, pastor at Shepherd of the Ridge Lutheran Church in North Ridgeville, OH and Hope Lutheran Church in Sheffield Village, OH, joins host Rev. Timothy Appel to study Matthew 11:1-19.
Rev. Dr. Adam Filipek, pastor at Holy Cross Lutheran Church and Immanuel Lutheran Church in Lidgerwood, ND, joins host Rev. Timothy Appel to study 2 Thessalonians 1:1-12.
Rev. Gregory Alms, pastor of Redeemer Lutheran Church in Catawba, North Carolina, joins host Rev. AJ Espinosa to study Daniel 11.
Rev. Adam Koontz studies Hebrews 11:32g regarding Elijah, Elisha, and Jeremiah, and how their faithfulness is a type of Christ’s faithfulness.
With guest Kristina Arriaga, Vice Chair of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom.