I don’t even know what to say in the course of presenting news like this. I suppose we just wait to learn what – if anything – might have been the motivation of the 21-year-old mass murderer. We don’t know if he knew anyone there or had any sort of connection to the church or the pastor. We don’t even know who he is, at least not for sure, as he remains at large. We just know he walked in and opened fire, and now nine people are dead, including the pastor, who was also a South Carolina state senator.
Pray for the families of the victims at Emanuel AME, and for those who now have the heartbreaking job of raising this church from the ashes of this evil: