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A ‘dark night’ revives memories

By Kevin Anderson, Special Contributor… On May 20, 1988, a mentally ill woman named Laurie Dann walked into Hubbard Woods Elementary School in Winnetka, Ill., armed with three handguns, shot one boy in a washroom and then entered my classroom. She opened fire on us, small children taking a test about bicycle safety. She killed […]

Colorado community gathers for prayer

After a lone gunman entered a movie theater in Aurora, Colo., early on July 20, killing a dozen people, the stunned community rallied to support survivors, pray for those who lost loved ones and prepare for a vigil that evening at the city municipal building. United Methodist-related Iliff School of Theology kept its chapel open […]