"Texas Baptists have a long history of ministry within the criminal justice field. The time has come for us to develop a facility and resources that will provide training, hospitality and a witness to God's redeeming grace which will be extended to crime victims and their loved ones through Hope for Healing Ministries, Inc."
- Dr. Charles Wade, Executive Director, Baptist General Convention of Texas

"A victim memorial.a tribute to the power of faith, hope and love in face of destruction and despair."
- Raven Kazen, Director, Victim Services, Texas Department of Criminal Justice

"The proposed facility with its commemorative gardens will serve as a permanent acknowledgement of the victims' pain as well as their faith in the ability to heal."
- Gary L. Johnson, Retired Executive Director, Texas Department of Criminal Justice