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XPLOR, INCUBATE, STORIES

Justice Work at Oakland Peace Center

Caleb Greydanus   |   February 15, 2017

The wonderful thing about working at the Oakland Peace Center through NBA XPLOR is that I have the opportunity to work with inspirational people every day.

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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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April Lewton

Vice President of Development and Marketing
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PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES, CHILDREN / YOUTH / FAMILY

SHARE supports and strengthens families who care for children with special needs through respite care, parent support, and sibling support programs.