Category: Matthew Murray
In December, 2007, Matthew Murray shot and killed two people at a Youth With A Mission (YWAM) training center, as well as two people at New Life Church.
The Nation has posted an excerpt from the book, Republican Gomorrah: Inside the Movement that Shattered the Party
, by Max Blumenthal.
The excerpt tells the back story of Matthew Murray
, the young man who in December 2007 killed himself after fatally shooting
several people at a YWAM training center and at the New Life Church, both in Colorado.
The extent of Matthew Murray’s pornography obsession sheds light on his behavior before his killing rampage, the head of Youth With A Mission-Denver said Thursday.
While he waited, the 24-year-old talked on his cell phone with an acquaintance from his days at Youth With a Mission in Arvada, the New Life-related missionary program he had been asked to leave after several episodes involving strange behavior in 2002.
Matthew Murray however gave no indication he was about to explode in violence, they said in an interview to be broadcast today and Friday on James Dobson’s Focus on the Family radio program.
Matthew Murray killed two people at Youth With A Mission in Arvada then killed two teenage sisters outside New Life Church after Sunday services. He was shot several times by a volunteer church security guard before killing himself.
The curriculum Murray decried in his postings was developed by evangelist Bill Gothard as part of The Institute in Basic Life Principles — theologically a cult of Christianity.
Volunteer security guard shot Matthew Murray, who had killed four, several times before he committed suicide, autopsy shows.
A ranting screed was left on a website between shootings Sunday by the man who police say killed four people at two religious organizations.
Authorities believe the man who killed four people at a church and missionary training center posted an anti-Christian diatribe online that closely repeated a rant by one of the Columbine killers, a newspaper reported Tuesday.
Matthew Murray was kicked out of a missionary training program five years ago for strange behavior, and talked about hearing voices, according to a man who served at the center with him.