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What Dostoyevsky’s Prostitute Can Teach Us About the Cross
Crime, punishment, and Christ's easy yoke.
Crime, punishment, and Christ's easy yoke. Wrath driven by love. Lest we become sentimental here, let us recall the full picture, both in Crime and Punishment and in biblical revelation.
20 Truths on The Human Right by Rice Broocks
God's Sovereignty, Justice, and Truth.
All injustice is not equal. Just like all punishments for crime are related to the act that was perpetrated, so a single Divine authority is our best hope for justice.
Getting Small Churches on Mission (Part 4)
More ways small churches can serve their communities
Of those, approximately 1 million are in city or county jails. Unlike state or federal prisons, those in jail have often not yet been convicted of a crime. They
Bolivia Makes Evangelism a Crime
Evangelicals ‘deeply worried’ about socialist government’s changes to penal code.
Evangelicals 'deeply worried' about socialist government's changes to penal code.
God Is Not a God of Second Chances: The Church & Formerly Incarcerated Persons
If we really believe in the transformation of the gospel—that any life can be saved and changed—we cannot say to someone, “You are not welcome here.”
In 2017, the US Senate unanimously passed a resolution declaring April "Second Chance Month," a time to focus on giving those who have committed a crime, done their time, and
Visit Those in Prison. Just Remember Jesus May Have Gotten There First.Subscriber Access Only
Very often, people behind bars already have a relationship with God.
Christians, as a voting bloc, have been pretty beholden to tough-on-crime legislation. What is your opinion of evangelical ministries that work directly with prisoners?
My Story: From Prison to Freedom, and What I’ve Learned about the Promise of the Gospel
Formerly incarcerated person pastors church in Orange County
Crime and drug abuse led me to county jail, and eventually state prison. But others have a similar story, so again I had to ask why anyone would want to read a book by me.
‘Mindhunter’ Offers a Stark Warning About the Limits of Empathy
Our reviewer says Netflix’s new crime drama is the service’s best show yet.
'Mindhunter' Offers a Stark Warning About the Limits of Empathy. Our reviewer says Netflix's new crime drama is the service's best show yet. Cameron
Andy Savage’s Standing Ovation Was Heard Round the World. Because It Was Wrong.
It's not an incident. It's abuse.
Others will debate whether it's a crime, or whether someone can be restored to some form of leadership after abusing their authority. There's certainly more to be said and done here.
In 'The Keepers,' Harrowing Crimes Awaken Our Longing for Justice
Netflix's troubling true-crime docuseries wrestles with what happens when murder and abuse go unpunished.
Netflix's troubling true-crime docuseries wrestles with what happens when murder and abuse go unpunished. Isn't The Keepers just more grist for the true crime mill at this point?
#ChurchToo: Andy Savage Resigns from Megachurch over Past Abuse
Memphis pastor who faced backlash after standing ovation: “Apologies are important, but more is required.”
victim, Jules Woodson, had spoken out publicly about the sexual assault that has haunted her since she was 17 and her disappointment with her church's response to the crime.
God, Guns, and OilSubscriber Access Only
A Los Angeles church seeks the good of its neighborhood by confronting crime and environmental distress.
A Los Angeles church seeks the good of its neighborhood by confronting crime and environmental distress. God, Guns, and Oil. A Los Angeles church
Welcoming the Prisoner into Your Small Group
Prison Fellowship's new curriculum invites Christians to learn how their faith intersects with America's criminal justice system.
President Trump, who has called for longer sentences, and Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who has linked leniency to rising violent crime, have caused a slowdown on reform
The Christian Case for Trump’s Meeting with Kim Jong-un
The President should go through with his talks—for the sake of three Americans and millions of North Koreans.
“North Korea holds tens of thousands of Christians in various types of work camps, often jailing them for the crime of following Jesus or possessing a Bible.”.
On Easter, Megachurch Backs Pastor Indicted for $3.5 Million Fraud
Kirbyjon Caldwell has used business as an extension of his Houston ministry for decades. Now, a Chinese bonds deal has gotten him in trouble with the SEC.
United Methodist denomination. “The one crime he was found guilty of was claiming falsely to be the Son of God. Think of the irony of that.”. Caldwell and
A Public Health Emergency: The Opioid Crisis & Our Response
The Church has an opportunity to repent and respond with compassion.
In the 1980s and 90s, crack and drug addiction most often meant black street crime. Yet today the response to the opioid crisis is: treatment for the afflicted.
Engaging Churches in Caring for Incarcerated Persons and Their Families
Correctional ministry leader calls churches to care for the incarcerated as they do the sick.
The staggering numbers of persons in the criminal justice system makes it virtually impossible that an individual church does not have a family impacted by crime and incarceration.
Are You And Your Church Acting Like Sheep? An Invitation To Correctional Ministry
Our biblical mandate requires us to care for the marginalized, including those impacted by crime.
Our biblical mandate requires us to care for the marginalized, including those impacted by crime. Sep 8, 2016. correctional ministry, incarceration. Are
Pray for the Peace of ‘the Jerusalem of the East’
From Eric Metaxas to Jim Wallis, 90 Christian leaders agree: President Trump’s and Kim Jong-un’s meeting needs prayer.
From Eric Metaxas to Jim Wallis, 90 Christian leaders agree: President Trump's and Kim Jong-un's meeting needs prayer.
When The Church Becomes Complicit In Sin: Lessons On Preventing and Combatting Sexual Abuse
God wants those institutions that bear His name to be holy in the secret places. Only then are they truly His.
Lesson Two: It Is Never Okay to Cover Up The Crime of Abuse. As others. Our choice to handle a crime 'in house' is never a choice on behalf of the victim.
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Why God Still Works Through Fools Like Samson
Why God Still Works Through Fools Like Samson
The deeply flawed Old Testament “hero” was set apart for a very specific purpose.
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