Screen capture from the city of Las Vegas
LAS VEGAS (BP) -- Pastor Brett Capaci likened Oct. 1, 2017 in Las Vegas to a terroristic 9/11 moment that even evoked the tears Jesus shed at Lazarus' grave in Bethany more than 2000 years earlier.
"Our city in large measure fell into deep sadness, disappointment, disillusionment.... It was a 9/11 moment," Capaci said of the day Stephen Paddock stood in an upper window of the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino and began firing a gun that could spew hundreds of rounds a minute, killing 58 and injuring about 500 at an outdoor concert.
Instead of questioning Jesus' presence in the tragedy, as sisters Mary and Martha did in the biblical account of Lazarus' death, Capaci encouraged Shadow Hills Baptist Church Sept. 30 to draw deeper into their faith. Read More