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The Washington Postrecently covered a string of church shootings.

Previous Christianity Today articles on church shootings and church life include:

Securing the Faithful | What New Life Church did right when a gunman showed up in its parking lot. (February 1, 2008)
Arming in the Aftermath | Shooting spree at two churches prompts pastors to rethink security plans. (January 21, 2008)
YWAM Director Describes Shooting, Forgiveness | Peter Warren discusses response of families and future impact on the program. (December 19, 2007)
Church Shooting Creates New Martyrs (October 25, 1999)
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