OPINION (FW) – Legendary TV personality Oprah Winfrey was recently asked why deadly shootings like the ones in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, happen, and her answer hit the nail on the head. Winfrey told “Extra” host Renee Bargh, who asked her for the “answer” to these horrific massacres, “I think what people are missing is a core moral center. Churches used to do that.” “It was a central place you could come to and


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there was a core center of values about a way of living and a way of being in the world,” she added. The 65-year-old Winfrey went on to say, until Americans embrace a moral center, “we will continue to be lost.” While she didn’t explicitly say so, pointing people towards the church and ultimately to Scripture is the exact right answer. Scripture is clear about the importance of relying on God and his Holy Spirit for our morality. In the Old Testament, God gave his 10 Commandments to the Israelites. Jesus then boiled those commandments down to two essential dictates: Love God and love others. READ MORE

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