The Orlando Shootings and the EU Referendum and Immigration and….

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To everyone who wants to speak or tweet or write or rant pastorally about these situations and more…

To those who want to speak in the face of injustice, or to weep silently in the face of horror when words are empty…

To those who want to talk theology while the tears still flow…

Please don’t tell stories that turn people into targets.

The Good News shouldn’t paint a bullseye on anyone’s back.

The things you’ve said in the past affect the things you’ll be allowed to say today.

And your hugs and heartbreak and cups of tea are often worth more than anything else you might want to offer.

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