Monthly Archives: March 2015

Prosecutor Apologizes for Convicting Innocent Man

Here’s a public apology of a different sort: Marty Stroud, former assistant district attorney in Caddo Parish, Louisiana, wrote a letter recently to the editor of the Shreveport Times, in which he apologizes for convicting Glenn Ford of first-degree murder in 1984. Mr. Ford served thirty years in prison before being released last year, but […]

The Reverend Charlie Jones

A great man died this week, though few outside of Grand Rapids have ever heard of him. I never met Charlie Jones, but when I hear his name, I think, “forgiver.” Several years ago, after his brother Willie was brutally tortured and beaten to death by four teenagers, Charlie was able not only to forgive […]