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The theme for Ecumenical Advocacy Days 2018 was Responding to Migrants, Refugees and Displaced People
XPLOR, STORIES

Yearning to Feel Protected

Ingrid Cedeno   |   June 20, 2018

NBA XPLOR Resident Ingrid Cedeno shares what it was like to advocate for policy changes that will address the issues faced by displaced communities.

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XPLOR, STORIES

Crece donde estás plantado (Grow where you are planted)

Ingrid Cedeno   |   April 04, 2018

For 10 months, NBA XPLOR Residents live away from their homes and families. But that doesn't mean they forget where they come from or who they are.

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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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L. Christine Koetting

Associate Vice President of Accounting
OLDER ADULTS, HOUSING, HUNGER / FOOD SECURITY, ADVOCACY

Disciple Homes Management Group provides social services and housing to meet the physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual needs of person, in the loving and caring spirit of Christ.