TCC Reads: Amish Grace

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Amish Mourning

In 2006 a man walked into an Amish schoolhouse in Nickel Mines, Pennsylvania and shot ten little girls before taking his own life. The Amish community forgave the killer. Looking for a book for Lent? Anna Keating recommends Amish Grace. Read her review after the jump: (This review first appeared in The Sign of Peace. It is reprinted with permission from the editors.)

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Misc: How the ‘Faith Based FEMA’ are Helping Moore Move On

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First Baptist church in Moore Bobby Ross Jr. writes in Christianity Today, about how churches are offering relief to the people of Moore, Oklahoma long before the government disaster aid has begun to arrive, “from Mennonite Disaster Service chainsaw crews to Samaritan’s Purse debris cleanup teams to Presbyterian Disaster Assistance pastoral counselors . . . Christian volunteers aid Oklahoma tornado victims based on what each denomination does best.” Read the whole article here: How the ‘Faith Based FEMA’ are Helping Moore Move On. See more pictures or make a donation after the jump:

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