A reader writes:
I am an associate pastor for a church just outside of Wichita. I’ve lived here all my life and am well-versed in the daily vitriol aimed against Dr. Tiller as well as the ridiculous verbal assaults against anyone who questions the morality of abortion. As a pastor I was appalled at the total depraved act of violence perpetrated in a house of worship, a place where family and friends gather to commune with God and one another.
Church is a place where God’s love and grace is freely given and to hear of an individual’s assault on that grace is extremely disheartening. I have come to the conclusion that the Christianists' aim is the simple denial of God’s grace to anyone who may have a broader vision of the love of Christ.