Evangelical Christian leaders are spearheading a campaign for criminal justice reform, calling for equitable punishment, alternatives to incarceration and a different take on the “tough on crime” language of the Trump administration.
By Prison Fellowship
June 21, 2017Barna Group | Colson Center For Christian Worldview; | Concert of Prayer Greater New York | Jeff Sessions | National Association of Evangelicals | Religion News Service | Southern Baptist Convention | The Justice Declaration | Trump Administration | U. S. Conference of Catholic Bishops
The following post originally appeared on the Justice Fellowship blog.
An August report released by the National Association of Evangelicals showed that 95% of evangelical leaders have been involved in regular ministry to prisoners. “It demonstrates the evangelical conviction that God offers redemption and reconciliation to all, regardless of what they have done,” said Leith Anderson, President of the National Association of Evangelicals (NAE).
By Daniel Pugh
October 3, 2013Evangelical Lutheran Church in America | Evangelism | National Association of Evangelicals | Pope Francis | Southern Baptist Convention