Protests erupted around the country this weekend as people sought to voice their anger, their frustration and their sadness with the death of George Floyd while in police custody in Minneapolis, Minn. While many of the protests were peaceful demonstrations against racism and police brutality, some escalated into violence and looting.
America continues to grieve as racial strife has brought the nation to its knees yet again. Sports figures joined in sharing their thoughts and emotions on social media, and many have turned to God for refuge, healing and reconciliation.
As I have watched the events in Minneapolis unfold the last few days I have wondered & prayed about how I should respond. Below are my thoughts. I hope you read the whole thing because the final thought is most important. Romans 12:21 🙏🏽 pic.twitter.com/9uTtk0R9gW
— Tony Dungy (@TonyDungy) May 29, 2020
just keep livin. 🌊🙏🌎 pic.twitter.com/s97bob1ip0
— Daniel Norris (@DanielNorris18) June 1, 2020
— Carson Wentz (@cj_wentz) May 28, 2020
Lord, we need you🙏🏽
— LaChina Robinson (@LaChinaRobinson) May 29, 2020
I’m angry but as Christ-followers, there’s a certain way we need to carry ourselves in the midst of injustice. https://t.co/OaLM5BxSPP
— Benjamin Watson (@BenjaminSWatson) May 29, 2020
Do not just pretend to love others. Really love them. Hate what is wrong. Stand on the side of the good.
Search my heart God….and show me🙏🏼
— Jimmy Dykes (@CoachJimmyDykes) May 31, 2020
— Nick Foles (@NickFoles) May 31, 2020
— LaVall Jordan (@LaVall_Jordan) May 31, 2020
When we go through difficulties in life, we can have hope. We can have hope that there is a better tomorrow because of what Jesus did for us. pic.twitter.com/RyAwrBCJoT
— Tim Tebow (@TimTebow) May 29, 2020
“…the only thing that counts is faith expressing itself through love.”-Galatians 5:6
— Nicole Hensley (@NicHens29) June 1, 2020
Jesus, We need YOU now.
— Russell Wilson (@DangeRussWilson) May 31, 2020
— Russell Wilson (@DangeRussWilson) June 1, 2020
“He will wipe every tear from their eyes. There will be no more death or mourning or crying or pain, for the older order of things has passed away.” — Revelation 21:4
– Q&A with Pastor Bryan Loritts about George Floyd’s death