Newtown tragedy casts shadow on Christmas

PRAYER ALERT: Just as Americans are starting vacations from the stress of work or school, it is a wrenching national experience to face the massacre of 28 innocent people, including 20 young children—traumatic for the families and community involved, and alarming for the rest of us. At least as far as we allow ourselves to […] Continue reading →

Gunman massacres 20 children at school in CT

CHRISTIAN NEWS: SOURCE By JAMES BARRON NY Times Published: December 14, 2012 A 20-year-old man wearing combat gear and armed with semiautomatic pistols and a semiautomatic rifle killed 26 people — 20 of them children — in an attack in an elementary school in central Connecticut on Friday. Witnesses and officials described a horrific scene […] Continue reading →

North Koreans Launch Rocket in Defiant Act

CHRISTIAN NEWS SOURCE: By CHOE SANG-HUN and DAVID E. SANGER NY Times Published: December 11, 2012 SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea launched a long-range rocket on Wednesday morning that appeared to reach as far as the Philippines, an apparent success for the country’s young and untested new leader, Kim Jong-un, and a step toward […] Continue reading →