‘Hatred did not succeed’: Lutherans respond to mass shootings with Gospel comfort

The shootings occurred on Aug. 3 in El Paso, Texas, and on Aug. 4 in Dayton, Ohio.

LCMS members, comfort dogs injured in Joplin shooting

Worshipers at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Joplin, Mo., pray for healing and the suspected shooter as riders in the bullet-riddled church van recover.

Church reaches out after Kansas shooting

Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church in Newton, Kan., helps its “shaken” community after the deadly Feb. 25 rampage in nearby Hesston, Kan.

Feds release first guidelines for confronting a church shooter

For the first time, the federal government issues written guidelines for houses of worship that are confronted with a homicidal gunman.