Botched Executions: A Visit, Jesus in Oklahoma and Us


This morning I visited a young man in the Tarrant County Correctional Facility in Fort Worth, Texas.  When I arrived at the appointed booth, I felt the urge to ask the young man about his crime.  Then I remembered the words of Jesus in Matthew 25.  “I was in prison and you came to me.”  […]

The End: A Faithful Pilgrimage to Abolish the Death Penalty


  We have garnered much attention around throughout Dallas and Fort Worth and around the Metroplex for the cause of abolishment.  We are very tired…but though our journey has ended…we will not stop walking and struggling for justice.  Tarrant County District Attorney Joe Shannon, Jr. has consistently pursued the death penalty and we have not […]

The Reason I Will Walk Prayerfully from Dallas to Fort Worth: Dallas County DA Craig Watkins, Tarrant County DA Joe Shannon, Jr. & the State of Texas’ Death Penalty


  On February 21, 2014, I will walk prayerfully from Dallas to Fort Worth with my colleagues from the Texas Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty Rev. Wes Magruder of the North Texas Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church and Lynn Walters of Hope for Peace and Justice.  Our Faithful Pilgrimage to Abolish the […]