Jesus tasted the bitter fruit of Roman justice as he stood before Pontius Pilate during Passover. Roman justice for a sinless teacher -- the Messiah -- was a cruel cross and an agonizing death. So much for the justice of the world. Our cover package
Restorative justice, which emphasizes healing of the victim, the community and the offender, is being implemented in different ways across the country. Some focus on victims; others include prison-related ministries and outreach efforts. All center on forgiveness.
Ministry to inmates’ children and spouses can help keep families together through incarceration and after release. Generally, offenders are placed in prisons away from home—often across the state or even in another state.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (ABP) -- Feeling the effects of a bad economy, several Southern Baptist Convention-affiliated state and regional conventions reduced budgets in annual meetings, held in recent weeks across the nation.
All of us have a lot of reasons for giving thanks this week. Most of us will express our gratitude to God for all of His blessings to us, if only as we offer a blessing for a sumptuous Thanksgiving meal.