Thanks to Theresa for giving me the heads up on a story that ran yesterday. You remember the girl in the closet story I posted a few days ago? Well, there was a follow-up asking religious leaders, “Where was god?”
Here are a couple of their woefully inadequate responses:
To ask “where are you?” is to re-claim God’s promise to be with us; it is to re-call God to being the Life-Giving Redeemer we believe God actually is….when we also cry out the questions “How could you let this happen, God?” and “Where were you?” we are remembering that the God who has promised always to be with us is NOT OK with kids being raped, starved, kept from play, and living in their own filth.
Right, that makes total sense. (Not.) Do these people listen to what they are saying? God’s not here because he’s not ok with our…
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