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XPLOR, STORIES

Living the Good Work

Alanna Hunter-Crump   |   June 06, 2016

My goal, as I wrap up this year in the NBA XPLOR Program, is to continue to discover how my unique passions can be used to help, to bring peace, to bring justice.

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XPLOR, STORIES

Be the Change

Alanna Hunter-Crump   |   December 08, 2015

As a great man once said “Be the change you wish to see in the world.” We expect change to come quickly, as soon as we step out with unveiled eyes, but it doesn’t. Change comes slowly.

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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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Brittany King

Senior Marketing Associate
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HUNGER / FOOD SECURITY, HOMELESSNESS, COMMUNITY HEALTHCARE

Safe Haven is a drop-in program serving the homeless and low-income families in the Baileys Crossroads Community of Falls Church, VA.