Talking about the “Things That Matter Most” on April 9, 2015
4:00 – How I Made Peace with my Sister’s Killer
Jeanne Bishop’s story begins with tragedy: her sister, brother-in-law and their unborn child were brutally murdered in their home. In her dying moments, Jeanne’s sister wrote ‘love you’ in her own blood. A local teen was arrested and convicted for the murders. Jeanne decided to forgive him and move on, and even became a strong opponent of capital punishment. She refused to let herself think about her sister’s killer and thought forgiveness was enough…until she realized she also need to confront him and reconcile. Jeanne joins us today with her story about moving beyond mere forgiveness to the deeper waters of redemption and grace.
5:00 – Tsarnaev Sentencing: Consider the Victims
Yesterday Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was found guilty on all 30 counts relating to the Boston Marathon Bombing and subsequent police chase. Seventeen of these charges carry the death penalty and Tsarvaen’s sentencing trial begins next week. Raymond Flynn, former mayor of Boston, is a pro-life Catholic who opposes the death penalty. However, he says that the families of the victims must be considered when sentencing is reached. He joins us today.
5:20 – Kresta Comments: Forgiveness and Justice for the Evilest of Deeds
5:40 – Kresta Comments: Obama Calls for Ban on Gay Conversion Therapy