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Ferguson, Clergy, and the Faith that Fuels their Lives

Rev. Dr. Leah Gunning Francis   |   June 09, 2015

On June 4, the NBA welcomed Dr. Leah Gunning Francis, associate dean of contextual education at Eden Theological Seminary, to provide the keynote presentation and dialogue at the Open House and Blessing event at NBA’s new office space at Union Avenue Christian Church in St. Louis.

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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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C. Mark Palmer

Peer Group Convener

Chain Reaction Ministries provides freedom of transportation to those in need through a ministry of bicycle recycling.