The Christian Response Briefing is a broadcast that represents the perspective of the Christian community to the events happening in our perilous times. When great tragedies or historic events take place, the White House and other organizations often have a publicized response. In this briefing, we share a response to the same events based on God’s Word.
This past week, chef, television host, and international food sampler, Anthony Bourdain was found dead in his hotel room in France from suicide. He had hung himself by the belt from his bathrobe. Just days earlier, handbag designer Kate Spade committed suicide in her home. And, this week, newly published reports indicated that suicides have risen by 25% in the U.S. since 1999.