I could hardly believe the comments made by Pat Robertson. Words fail me. Fortunately they don’t fail Don Miller, in whose capable hands I’ll leave this simple response:
An appropriate response to Haiti:
An appropriate response to Pat Robertson:
“You seem angry and tired. Christ loves you. He is not impressed with your religious posturing. He really loves you. You don’t have to hide behind anything anymore. The good news really is that good.”
For my part I’ll do my bit, however tiny, by giving and also by praying for the God of love and hope to hold the people of Haiti close. I’ll also be praying for understanding of how it is that the God whom we trust to love us could let this happen, and how we should respond, both now and in the long term (how can it be right for any state to have been in such a mess even before this happened?)… I can’t help but feel we all bear an element of responsibility as fellow humans.
Yet again, I don’t get how God works. But then there’s nothing very new about that.