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Students and mental health issues: a church response

By Beth Cooper, Special Contributor… Answers to questions raised by the tragic shootings this summer in Aurora, Colo., by a student dropout, need to look well beyond condemnation of senseless incidents of random violence, the need for gun control and explanations of why bad things happen to good people. There is a connection between several […]

Pastors mourn Aurora shootings

AURORA, Colo.—For the Rev. Elizabeth Jackson, the sadness of losing a friend in the Colorado movie theater shootings has become a portion of her life’s journey. Only three weeks into her appointment as the pastor of the Edgewater (Colo.) United Methodist Church, the tragedy also added a different dimension to the get-acquainted period for her […]