If It Weren’t for Jesus, I Might be Pro-Death Too: A Response to Al Mohler

Southern Baptist leader Albert Mohler wrote a piece this week defending the death penalty. In his 1200 word argument for why Christians should support the death penalty, he does not mention Jesus a single time. Digging deeper, as you read the official pro-death penalty statement of the Southern Baptists, there is not a single reference [Read More...]

Death Row Inmates Invite Tennessee Governor to Pray with Them

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This past Thursday, the men on Tennessee’s death row, four of whom have scheduled execution dates in the near future, invited Governor Haslam, the man who signs the death warrants to join them for prayer. The backdrop for the story is that Tennessee has more executions scheduled in a year than the state has killed [Read More...]

The First Year of the Pope’s Revolution

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A year ago — March 13, 2013 – Pope Francis officially became Pope. Since then he has fascinated the world.  He didn’t don the snazzy red shoes and fancy papal attire. He chose a humble apartment rather than the posh papal palace. He washed the feet of women in prison.  He touched folks that others [Read More...]


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