David’s Diary

DAVID’S DIARY … THOUGHTS ON GUN VIOLENCE

The actions of Stephen Paddock were acts of domestic terrorism. There is no reason to call them by any other name. Yet, even now, while the nation is reeling from the shooting in Las Vegas that resulted in the death of at least 59 people and left more than 500 people injured, Congress is planning… Read more DAVID’S DIARY … THOUGHTS ON GUN VIOLENCE

DAVID’S DIARY … A COMPLICATED HISTORY

September 11, is a complicated date for me. I had a friend in the Twin Towers on September 11, 2011. I had the privilege of visiting with her when she returned to Kansas not long after the events of that tragic day. Her story of fleeing the collapsing buildings, crossing the Hudson River, and finding… Read more DAVID’S DIARY … A COMPLICATED HISTORY

DAVID’S DIARY … REFLECTIONS ON THE WEEK

I would remind us all once again that when disaster strikes the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) is ready to respond thanks to your generous support of the Week of Compassion. Contributions can be made through Pine Valley, simply write “Hurricane Relief” in the memo section of your check. Thank you. Please keep DACA children… Read more DAVID’S DIARY … REFLECTIONS ON THE WEEK

David’s Diary: Hurricane Harvey: What can I do?

The Week of Compassion is the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) window of mission to the world. A quick check of the Week of Compassion website shows that our support of this ministry helps to alleviate suffering, provide humanitarian aid, and support sustainable development in many parts of the world. For example, in 2017, Week… Read more David’s Diary: Hurricane Harvey: What can I do?