PLANO, Texas — Dr. Jack Graham, pastor of Prestonwood Baptist Church, releases the following statement on today’s church shooting in Sutherland Springs, Texas:
“Our hearts are devastated to hear of today’s tragedy in Sutherland Springs, Texas. We mourn with our brothers and sisters from the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs for the victims of this evil attack. May God’s grace comfort their families and community.
“In this time of heartbreak and tragedy, we remember Jesus’ words: ‘In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.’ We take comfort in knowing that whatever evil may come Jesus is with us.”
Dr. Jack Graham is the pastor of Prestonwood Baptist Church, one of the largest and fastest growing churches in America. He is also a noted author, and his PowerPoint Ministriesbroadcasts are available in 92 countries and are heard daily in more than 740 cities. He has served as president of the Southern Baptist Convention and the honorary chairman of the 2015 National Day of Prayer.