Rev. Richie Sanchez

Why did you say “yes” to the NBA Board of Trustees?

It provides me a place to connect with like-minded efforts, which are daring to imagine a different world through collaboration, accompaniment, and mutual care or compassion. I've been offered the opportunity to take part in stewarding efforts, started by a faithful few years ago, and continued on through our family of NBA missions and ministries.

The NBA’s vision statement is “creating communities of compassion and care.” What does that mean to you?

This means to me, NBA is committed to engaging in the work of the church at large, helping to encourage the creation of more Sacred (compassionate and caring, etc) spaces for a hurting and fragmented world.

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PRISON & JAIL MINISTRIES

Why Followers of Jesus Should Oppose Capital Punishment

May 26, 2021

Recently, there has been a rise in the number of executions of people on death row, particularly by the federal government. For decades, there have been debates over the use of capital punishment as a sentence for serious criminal offenses. What does the Bible say about capital punishment? Should followers of Jesus Christ, who was executed himself, oppose the use of capital punishment? Learn from a chaplain who has worked on death row in Florida for many years why followers of Jesus should be opposed to the use of capital punishment.

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