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Residents of the 2017-18 NBA XPLOR Golden Gate House
XPLOR, STORIES

Reflections on Oakland

2017-18 NBA XPLOR Golden Gate House   |   October 26, 2017

Residents of the Golden Gate House, a 2017-18 NBA XPLOR host site, decided to write about their reactions to Oakland and why they are happy to be there.

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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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Lesley Durham

Director of Operations Accounting
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CHILDREN / YOUTH / FAMILY, LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT, ADVOCACY

Reach Beyond Mission is a poverty education/mission program for youth. Youth join youth from other churches across the country to explore issues of culture, gender, and poverty in an urban setting.