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“People Like Him”

For years I worked for a prison ministry, training Christians to share God’s love with inmates. I also spoke to secular groups about problems that prisoners face.

During those years, a man was arrested in my hometown and convicted of grisly crimes, including the murders of 15 young men. For months the sensational story with its shocking details made headlines. People often approached me after my presentations, mentioned this man, and said, “You don’t have anything to do with people like him, do you?”Their tone implied that, while sharing God’s love with some prisoners might be acceptable, there was a ...

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