On a snowy day in April, Virgnia Tech was rocked by gunfire. Tragically, thirty-two students and faculty were gunned down in what became the deadliest school shooting in American history.
April 16, 2008 marks the one year anniversary of this tragic event. How did the Christians on campus respond? What was the spiritual impact of this unthinkable event? Our Special Focus provides first hand insight into the role of prayer from a member of the Christian Faculty Fellowship. In addition, we provide a link to the Special Focus of April, 2007 and a link to the official Virginia Tech We Remember website.
How We Prayed For Virginia Tech
Ralph L. Amateis
In a time of intense sorrow and pain, the Christian Faculty Fellowship at Virginia Tech responded by praying. The author describes their response and what they learned about prayer.
Tragedy at Virginia Tech: Evil, Forgiveness, and Healing
How does God meet us in times of suffering? How can we find hope and healing in the midst of tragedy? Our Special Focus from April 2007 offers practical answers to these questions, as well as thoughtful articles addressing some of the intellectual questions regarding evil.
Virginia Tech Day of Remembrance (Off-Site Link)
The official Virginia Tech web tribute to the victims of this tragic day. Read the biographies of the fallen, and the tributes and condolences from around the world.