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PRISON AND JAIL, STORIES

The Dark Place of the Soul

Pastor Lisa Sherman   |   August 25, 2016

Having served in a ministry capacity in a wide variety of environments, one of the most difficult places was prison as a prison chaplain.

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PRISON & JAIL MINISTRIES

Why Followers of Jesus Should Oppose Capital Punishment

May 26, 2021

Recently, there has been a rise in the number of executions of people on death row, particularly by the federal government. For decades, there have been debates over the use of capital punishment as a sentence for serious criminal offenses. What does the Bible say about capital punishment? Should followers of Jesus Christ, who was executed himself, oppose the use of capital punishment? Learn from a chaplain who has worked on death row in Florida for many years why followers of Jesus should be opposed to the use of capital punishment.

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Héctor J. Hernández Marcial

Director of Community Engagement
ADVOCACY, HUNGER / FOOD SECURITY, HOUSING

Southwest Good Samaritan Ministries teaches the love of Jesus Christ by building a renewed sense of wholeness and dignity, especially among refugees and those who are disenfranchised and displaced.