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Escaped Murderer Confronted with God’s Purpose

When 26-year-old Ashley Smith began reading The Purpose Driven Life she had no idea how Rick Warren's best-selling book would factor into the capture of a fugitive wanted for multiple murders.

Early on Saturday March 12, 2005, when the single mother returned to her suburban Atlanta apartment from a nearby convenience store, she was ambushed by Brian Nichols. Nichols was the focus of the biggest manhunt in Georgia history, wanted ...

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