NRB Members Respond to Killing of George Floyd, Protests, and Racism
NRB and its members have been responding to the murder of George Floyd, the protests that have erupted around the nation and the world in the days following his death, and the issue of racism in America.
NRB CEO Troy Miller said in a statement, “Our hearts are broken at the unjust killing of George Floyd and we pray for swift justice in this case. We believe this is an opportunity for the Church to be a catalyst for racial reconciliation. Our members are working hard to bring Gospel hope and healing to our troubled nation.”
The following are a selection of excepts from NRB member statements related to Floyd’s murder, the protests, and the issue of racism.
Editor's note: not one statement condemns communist revolutionaries for exploiting the George Floyd death.
Franklin Graham, President and CEO of The Billy Graham Evangelistic Association
This makes me sick to my stomach. What took place Monday on a Minneapolis street, by the Minneapolis Police Department should deeply concern each and every American. It’s inexcusable.