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Crime & Punishment

Peace Behind the Wire

Posted: September 3, 2020

Nonviolent resolution Share my experience in bringing rival gangs to the table and practicing nonviolence together in some of the toughest prisons in the country. Buy the book

Don’t throw them away

Posted: September 3, 2020

  Don’t Throw Them Away Imagine a world where nonviolent offenses result in counseling and education rather than incarceration. Instead of learning how to be better criminals, young offenders learn… Read More

Racism: A Lament and Call to Repent – Renew.org

Posted: June 3, 2020

Shawn Patterson | Bio Friday, May 8, would have been Ahmaud Arbery’s 26th birthday. On Sunday, February 23, Ahmaud, a 25-year-old African American male, was jogging through Satilla Shores, Georgia. After seeing… Read More

‘We are not screaming when God is screaming’ – Christian Chronicle

Posted: June 2, 2020

Four lessons for members of Churches of Christ — black and white — outraged by George Floyd’s death. Cheryl Mann Bacon Columnist ‘We lose connection with the heart of God,… Read More

Bolivia Makes Evangelism a Crime – Christianity Today

Posted: January 25, 2018

Evangelicals ‘deeply worried’ about socialist government’s changes to penal code. Read article here.

What to Do When your Boss Asks You to Break the Rules

Posted: January 10, 2016

See the helpful article at the Harvard Business Review, 7 January 2016, by Peter T. Coleman and Robert Ferguson. CLICK HERE.

Christians and guns (at home), by Tom Jones

Posted: January 27, 2015

My friend Tom Jones has put up a short but powerful article at his website. It’s about Christians and guns (at home). Click HERE to read it.    

Crime & Punishment 2: Capital Punishment

Posted: March 17, 2010

To listen to Crime & Punishment 2: Thoughts on Capital Punishment (27 minutes), click on the play button below. To download the podcast, right click on “download” and select “save link… Read More

Crime & Punishment 1: Principles & Incarceration

Posted: March 17, 2010

To listen to Crime & Punishment 1: General Principles and Thoughts about Incarceration (33 minutes), click on the play button below. To download the podcast, right click on “download” and select… Read More

The Death Penalty

Posted: August 13, 2003

In the Old Testament capital punishment was mandated for many offenses: 1. Adultery (Leviticus 20:11) 2. Attacking parents (Exodus 21:15) 3. Bestiality (Exodus 22:19, Leviticus 20:15) 4. Blasphemy (Leviticus 24:16)… Read More