March 7, 2024

Who Would Jesus Execute? (Part Two)

Inside This Episode

When 17-year-old Arthur Medina was charged with capital murder, he was certain that his life was over. But after 15 years in solitary confinement, a strange encounter catapulted Arthur into new life in Christ, as well as a new life outside prison walls. Still, Arthur remains convinced that he deserved to die – and that he is not the only one. In this episode, Arthur’s perspective on the death penalty is accompanied by those of a retired prison chaplain who accompanied a man to his death, an innocent man who spent twenty years on death row, activist Shane Claiborne, and members of the Maybe God community. 

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A special thanks to Jubilee Prison Ministry for sponsoring this episode of Maybe God!

...and also to Second Baptist Church for providing additional clips of Arthur’s story.

Read Chaplain Henry Covert’s Ministry to the Incarcerated 

Read Maurice Chammah’s Let the Lord Sort Them: The Rise and Fall of the Death Penalty

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