Abortion and peace

Mar 12, 2018 by

Celeste Kennel-Shank’s flexible position on permitting abortion is outrageous and unthinkable (“To Strive for Life,” Living Simply column, Feb. 26). I joined the Mennonite church because I believe Jesus...

[read more]

Colorado investigator will testify in death penalty case

Feb 28, 2018 by

A Colorado woman who refused to testify in a death penalty appeal case has agreed to participate after defense attorneys expressed concern that her refusal hurts, rather than helps, their efforts. She was...

[read more]

Wheaton College tackles the death penalty with Jesus in mind

Nov 6, 2014 by

Today (Nov. 6) Wheaton (Ill.) College, often called “the Harvard of Christian colleges,” is hosting a forum on the death penalty. But it’s not just any forum. It has potential to reshape the way...

[read more]

If it weren’t for Jesus, I might be pro-death too

May 15, 2014 by

Southern Baptist leader Albert Mohler wrote a piece this week defending the death penalty. In his 1,200-word argument for why Christians should support the death penalty, he does not mention Jesus a single...

[read more]

Executions slowly dying

Jan 20, 2014 by

The death penalty has gotten a taste of its own medicine over the last two decades. Last year there were 39 executions in the U.S., down from a peak of 98 in 1999. But it isn’t just a matter of a more...

[read more]