By Jeanne Bishop Editor’s Note: Jeanne Bishop shares a story about the aftermath of the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing. In it, Bud Welch, a father whose only daughter Julie was murdered in the bombing, describes how a tree that survived the blast became the centerpiece of the memorial, taken from Grace from the Rubble: Two Fathers’ Road to Reconciliation after the Oklahoma City Bombing. Even though I walk through the darkest valley, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me. —Psalm 23:4 [Read the Bible Gateway Blog post, The Unlikely…

The crash of the Ukrainian passenger jet in Iran hit Canada and its large Iranian community hard, as most of those aboard had ties to the country.