On Sunday, June 12 at 2AM, our nation was rocked with the tragic news of the mass murders in Orlando Florida as a gunman entered a gay nightclub, killing 50 people and wounding 53 others.

In today’s episode Ryan Phipps, the Lead Pastor at Forefront Manhattan in New York City talks about the opening lines of the book of Genesis and how biblical literalism is a contributing cause to tragedies such as these.


Ryan is the Lead Pastor of Forefront Church in Manhattan, NYC and a regular contributor to Huffpost Religion

Forefront is an interdenominational, multi-site congregation dedicated to cultivating a just and generous expression of the Christian faith in New York and around the world.