In the wake of the shootings in El Paso and in Dayton, Ohio, conservative evangelicals are offering many thoughts and prayers.
These mass shootings, they preach, reveal the moral degradation of our culture. Guns don't kill people; sinners kill people. This is not a political problem; it is a problem of the soul.
Christian radio host Eric Metaxas, in a widely shared tweet, called for a spiritual revival to remedy a culture that has produced this spate of mass shootings.