Luke tells us about a collision that takes place in the gate of the city of Nain. Traffic came to a standstill as Jesus was coming into the city and a dead man was being carried out.
While we might grieve over the fall of a prominent Christian leader we should also take notice of the conditions under which it occurred.
The Gospel writer added his voice to the voice of the other witnesses to tell the wonderful story of Jesus. But if the words are not heard in the heart, in the home, or in the church they will not have the desired effect.