Conservatives Concerned About the Death Penalty

Upcoming Event!

Join the EJUSA Evangelical Network and Conservatives Concerned About the Death Penalty for this upcoming, groundbreaking event! We’ll be hosting a panel at the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary on Tuesday, April 2nd from 6:30-8:00 pm CT in the Nelson Price Auditorium.

We will be presenting a panel that will include two members of the Seminary’s staff, former death row inmate Billy Neal Moore, and the sister of Officer Bruce VanderJagt who was murdered in 1997, Gail Rice. The panel will be followed by a Q&A segment and will coincide with the official launch of our Louisiana Conservatives Concerned About the Death Penalty Chapter.

Please join us if you are in the area, or help us spread the word if you cannot attend! The event is free and open to the public. You can register here:

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My Faith Led Me to Lose Faith in the Death Penalty

The Christmas season is a time of reflection for many Christians. As millions across the world mark the birth of Jesus’ death, it is also a time for those of faith to examine their beliefs and the reason for the season.

In her latest article for Newsmax, the leader of CCATDP examines how some of these questions and observations caused her to reevaluate her stance on the death penalty.

From the article:

“There were other inconsistencies as well. In James 2:10 the Bible says that all sins are equal. In Romans 3:23 the Bible says that all have sinned and fallen short of the glory of God. And in Romans 6:23 the Bible says that the wages of sin is death. So if we have all sinned, all sin is equal in God’s eyes, and the wages of that sin is death, all of humanity would receive a death sentence were it not for Jesus’ sacrifice. I am no better than a murderer and neither is anyone else.”

“I am covered by grace, and since I am called to follow in Jesus’ footsteps, I too am to extend grace.

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