Lenten Reflections from the Executed: #511 Ray Jasper / March 19, 2014


*These reflections are taken from pieces of the last words of the last 40 persons executed in Texas. Ray Jasper: “…stay strong and faithful to God.” Sometimes we deny our own strength. Unbeknownst to us, God has placed deep reservoirs of strength within every person. Upon the culmination of many hard years on death row, […]

Double Homicide Tonight: Racism Reigns in Texas


                The State of Texas killed Ray Jasper tonight.  Before his execution, Jasper wrote a letter describing what it was like to be a black man in the United States.  The statistics are startling.  Although black people make up 12.6% and white people make up 72.4% of the […]