How Should Christians Respond to the Tragedy in Orlando?

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Hearing about the disgusting and outrageous tragedy this morning at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, my heart sank, and I began to weep – 50 dead and 53 injured. This mass shooting is the deadliest in United States history.  The shooter has been identified as Omar Mir Seddique Mateen, and officials have identified it as a terrorist attack. Sitting here with my family, listening and watching the reports, I ask: How should Christians respond to this tragedy?

Is Your Back Pain and Headache Really Excruciating?

Reading Time: 3 minutes

When we say we have an excruciating headache or excruciating pain coursing through our leg or lower back, do we really know what we are saying? I know what we are trying to say (I am not minimizing migraines and other significant pain), but I don’t think we come close to experiencing what the word actually means.