[Statement] Dr. Ronnie Floyd on Sutherland Springs, Texas Church Shooting: ‘Only God Is Our Refuge in These Times of Trouble’

Nov. 5, 2017

SPRINGDALE, Ark. — Dr. Ronnie Floyd, president of the National Day of Prayer, issues the following statement on today’s shooting in Sutherland Springs, Texas, which has become the deadliest mass shooting in the history of Texas and the deadliest church shooting in America:

“When attacks of hate and terror happen in our places of worship, they shake us to the core. We must beg God for His mighty hand of protection on our nation and the world. May God be with the victims of this shooting. Only God is our refuge in these times of trouble.”




Dr. Ronnie Floyd is the senior pastor of Cross Church and president of the National Day of Prayer, which each year mobilizes millions of Americans to unified public prayer for the United States of America. He’s the immediate past president of the Southern Baptist Convention. Follow him on Twitter (@ronniefloyd), Instagram (@ronniefloyd) and Facebook.