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XPLOR, STORIES

I am Changed

Gillie Martin   |   December 18, 2014

Gillie Martin, a 2014-2015 XPLOR Resident, works with Neighborhood Houses in St. Louis, Missouri. Read her reflections about change, "Whether I am comfortable admitting it or not, white privilege exists. In St. Louis City, white privilege is booming. We need change."

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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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Rebecca Hale

Rebecca Hale

Executive Vice President
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CHILDREN / YOUTH / FAMILY, OLDER ADULTS, COMMUNITY BUILDING

All Peoples Community Center provides social services and programs that empower individuals and promote community respect and self determination for all.