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Evan Stanfill, Equity Intern
ANTI-RACISM/PRO-RECONCILIATION, STORIES

Working Towards Equity in 2020: A Millennial’s Perspective on Tackling Justice Issues in the Year of Chaos

Evan Stanfill   |   November 05, 2020

Equity Intern and former XPLOR Resident Evan Stanfill shares the importance of leaning into conversations about diversity, equity and inclusion.

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XPLOR, STORIES

From the Ground Up

Evan Stanfill   |   October 28, 2015

One of the ministries I am working with as an NBA XPLOR Resident is the food security ministry at Memorial Boulevard Christian Church. Having seen the impact this service is providing to one of St. Louis’ poorest neighborhoods, I believe that food security is one of the most important ministries we can be part of.

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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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Héctor J. Hernández Marcial

Director of Community Engagement
OLDER ADULTS, HOUSING, ADVOCACY

Manistee provides apartment home rentals for our low-income senior residents in a safe and caring environment where they can continue to age in place independently in an active senior community.