Our Back-from-Prison Family
In the suburbs of Chicago, a growing community gathers around those released from prison—and those headed back in.
“No matter your crime, color, culture, class, or crisis.”. “Working side by side with someone who has been convicted of a crime and served time in jail or prison can be scary.
How Is This Even True?
Is the O.J. Simpson trial really worth another 18 hours of TV? It sure is - now more than ever.
in 'The People v. OJ Simpson: American Crime Story'. But you were thinking of the FX miniseries The People v. OJ Simpson: American Crime Story, which just wrapped up in early April.
Turkey Releases US Street Evangelist Facing Deportation
Missionary David Byle works with successful Bible correspondence course in Muslim-majority nation.
A prosecutor dropped the first charge on May 8, 2007, because Byle's literature did not insult other religions and because “missionary activity” is not a crime in Turkey. On Nov.
Life After Prison—When the Church Shows Up
One of the hardest days of incarceration may be the day it ends. The church can be there to make a difference.
agree with Alexander's assertion that it effectively represents a “new Jim Crow.” James Forman Jr., a professor at Yale Law School, highlights the “rising levels of violent crime [in the
Adding Criminal Justice Reform to Prison Ministry
Churches and ministries are becoming increasingly involved in prison reform.
Prison Fellowship also claims credit for several federal legislative reforms and co-founded Right on Crime to provide resources and support to the growing number of conservatives
I Forgave My Teen Daughter’s Killer
The gospel taught me that forgiveness is not a pardon.
being. Restorative justice encourages empathy, but our current justice system is all about punishment for the crime, not about connecting the community.
Sweden Can't Deport Christian Convert Back to Iran (Yet)
Canada also stalled over Iranian Christian 'war criminal', while Czech Republic will deport 25 Iraqi Christians.
board denied him asylum. But the board didn't properly apply the war crime complicity law, the federal court said. Canada's immigration and refugee
Evangelicals Now Officially Divided on Death Penalty
NAE updates 1973 resolution on Christian ethics of capital punishment.
“If no crime is considered serious enough to warrant capital punishment, then the gravity of the most atrocious crime is diminished accordingly,” reads the NAE's 1973 resolution.
Weekend Edition—February 12, 2016
The draft, Valentine's Day, Mary McLeod Bethune, and more!
bill, which passed a state Senate committee in late January, could make organizations that sponsor refugees liable if the new residents should later commit a terroristic act or other crime
Why True Crime Is Making a Comeback
We have all been Jinxed and Serialed.
Why True Crime Is Making a Comeback. We have all been Jinxed and Serialed. Wade Bearden/ August 3, 2015. Why True Crime Is Making a Comeback.
The Purge: Election Year
The opportunity for biting social critique gets swept away in a torrent of bloody destruction.
guys who got sick of “hypocrisy” and believe that instead of sublimating our aggressive urges, we ought to just let them all out in a twelve-hour annual “holiday” where all crime is legal
Viewing Black Lives Matter—Part 2
D.A. Horton continues his analysis of the Black Lives Matter movement
The founders of Black Lives Matter refute these 11 stated misconceptions about their movement; they ignore Black on Black crime, they're leaderless, they have no agenda, they're a one
Does Your Church Talk About Prison?
The disparities in America's criminal justice system find an echo in which churches do, and don't, discuss the issue.
Does Your Church Talk About Prison? The disparities in America's criminal justice system find an echo in which churches do, and don't, discuss the issue. Morgan Lee/ August 22, 2016.