Ferguson, the Crowds, and the Shepherd of the Helpless and Harassed | DownshoreDrift

Alan Cross

Alan Cross

Lots of anger exploded in cities all over America last night after the decision to not indict Officer Darren Wilson from Ferguson, MO over the shooting death of Michael Brown. Apart from the facts of the case and who did what, much attention has been given to the actions of the rioters and looters and the protestors and people who were upset with the decision. I have seen quite a bit of vitriol, mocking, and derision directed their way today from white Christians in social media who have reposted racial jokes and memes and have condemned them heartily. I do abhor violence and destruction of property and am praying for peace and for those whose businesses were destroyed. It is wrong and it should not be happening and those breaking the law should be arrested and brought to justice. There is really no discussion on that point. But, not all who disagree with what was decided are violent or want to do destroy things. Continue reading →

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