The Rev. Jeffrey Spencer (Jeff) serves as Senior Pastor and teacher at Niles Discovery Church (a new church formed by the merger if Niles Congregational Church (United Church of Christ) and First Christian Church of Fremont (Disciples of Christ) in Fremont, California, USA.  These jottings are his personal opinions.  While he suspects that many people in his church will agree with him, he also suspects some people will disagree.  That’s fine!

He has also published a curriculum for adult learners (and older youth) on the death penalty in the United States.  Learn more at

If you would like to comment, please do.  Please keep your comments civil.

Unless otherwise noted, all original material is copyright (c) by Jeffrey S. Spencer in the year posted.