By ERIK ECKHOLM
Published: October 5, 2013
ANGOLA, La. — Like most of his fellow inmates, Daryl Walters, 45, can expect to spend the rest of his days in the infamous prison on a former slave plantation here. He was sentenced to life without parole for a murder more than 20 years ago in a state where [...]
September 21, 2013
9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Conference
Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.
1:00 – 4:00 p.m. TDCJ Security Training
Conference Fee (lunch included): $15 Person
Early Bird – $10 person by September 10
Dr. Byron R Johnson is the Distinguished Professor of the Social Sciences and Director of the Institute of Studies of Religion (ISR) as well as [...]
Join us for the first annual Correctional Ministry Summit!
Develop professionally through informative workshops
Learn best practices from dynamic leaders in correctional ministry
Build relationships with others who share your ministry passion
Speak meaningfully to the issues of mass incarceration
When: May 30 – June 1, 2013
(Thursday evening – Saturday lunch)
Where: Wheaton College, IL
By Kevin Cole
WORLD-HERALD STAFF WRITER
A Baylor University professor noted for his studies on the role of religion in the social behavior of young people likes the way Omaha officials and community organizers are battling juvenile crime.
Byron Johnson began a two-day visit to the city on Sunday when he appeared on a panel at Covenant Presbyterian [...]
February 16, 2013
Baylor University criminologist Byron Johnson is the author of “More God, Less Crime: Why Faith Matters and How It Could Matter More.” Johnson, an evangelical Christian, was recently named Big Brothers Big Sisters’ Big Brother of the Year for the North Texas area. Johnson was in Washington earlier this month for a lecture [...]