A key Christian leader of Early Rain Covenant Church in China has been released on bail and reunited with her son six months after she and other members of the congregation were detained and their megachurch shut down by communist authorities.
Filmmaker Denali Tiller started capturing footage of a former inmate’s life four years ago. A Rhode Island School of Design student at the time, she soon was introduced to a few children of inmates serving prison sentences for violent crimes.
The valedictorian of Fuller Theological Seminary’s School of Intercultural Studies had been incarcerated longer than many of her fellow graduates had been alive. “I got a standing ovation at graduation,” said Linda Barkman, who graduated last year at the age of 65 and was imprisoned […]
The Florida man charged Wednesday with setting fire to the mosque where Pulse nightclub shooter Omar Mateen worshiped has a criminal history that includes arrests for armed robbery and battery, and a theft conviction for which he served four years in prison, records show.