Good Friday Reflections: We Are All Barabbas

Good Friday Reflections: We Are All Barabbas

(Crossroads student artist: John C., Texas) This Friday, as we near the end of Holy week and ponder the familiar story of Jesus’ road to His crucifixion and resurrection, I find myself pausing to reflect again on one of the many people Jesus crossed paths with on the...
Behind Bars Waiting for Trial

Behind Bars Waiting for Trial

On any given day in America, over 555,000 people sit in pretrial detention. They are housed in local jails because they can’t afford to pay the bail that has been set for their release. The median bail for felonies is $10,000, which is the equivalent of eight months...
‘I knew it was God talking to my heart’

‘I knew it was God talking to my heart’

Some people point to a direct encounter with God, a meaningful event or a rock-bottom low as the beginning of their spiritual journey. Jason’s began when he found a small piece of paper on the floor of his jail cell. Jason had grown up in a nonreligious family. “I...
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