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Evangelicals show more openness in death penalty debate

Death Penalty
by Lynde Langdon
Posted 10/30/15, 01:55 pm

Evangelicals and political conservatives are increasingly shifting to more neutral positions on the death penalty. Earlier this month, the National Association of Evangelicals (NAE) revised its 1973 statement that favored the death penalty as a punishment for heinous murders. 

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Kentucky prison bans pastor over biblical stance on sexuality

Prison
by Sarah Padbury
Posted 8/12/15, 04:38 pm

The Kentucky Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) revoked the volunteer credentials of a pastor who had a long history of ministering to detained youth because he refused to sign a new policy that forbade him from discussing sexual issues with inmates, including referring to homosexuality as “sinful.”

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Thinking through the James Holmes verdict biblically

Death Penalty | Was the jury’s decision concerning the Colorado movie theater massacre a just...
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 8/11/15, 11:30 am

The decision in Colorado last Friday not to execute James Holmes for murdering 12 persons left Holmes’ mom crying in relief but the families of victims crying out for justice. Question: Is it unbiblical to give Holmes only life imprisonment without parole for his midnight movie theater massacre in 2012?

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