Stories & News

Stay up-to-date with the latest from your Disciples health and social service ministries!
 

X
NBA XPLOR alum Kim Guy with other St. Louis Residents
XPLOR, STORIES

Where Are They Now? Kim Guy

Kim Guy   |   February 07, 2018

Some Residents decide to do another NBA XPLOR year. In this installment of our "Where Are They Now?" series, learn why one alum made that choice.

Read More
XPLOR, STORIES

Dear NBA XPLOR...

Kim Guy   |   May 26, 2016

I cannot believe it is all going to be over in a month. As much time as I have spent trying to figure out what I am going to do next, I want time to slow down. Honestly, I think I am in denial that my time with NBA XPLOR is coming to an end.

Read More
XPLOR, STORIES

Wandering, but Not Lost

Kim Guy   |   August 20, 2015

Last year I served in Hiram, Ohio, and now I’m moving to St. Louis to do a second year with NBA XPLOR. I don’t know where God will be calling me next.

Read More
XPLOR, STORIES

The Answer Is Yes and No

Kim Guy   |   April 06, 2015

XPLOR Resident, Kim Guy, reflects "Worship is not about me. It is not about my gifts. It is not about what I bring to the Table. It is about God!"

Read More
XPLOR, STORIES

Bloom Where You Are Planted

Kim Guy   |   October 15, 2014

NBA XPLOR Resident, Kim Guy, reflects about being challenged, reaffirmed, and calls us to "bloom where we are planted."

Read More
LOAD MORE
why-followers-of-jesus-should-oppose-capital-punishment-social-horiz
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.

Read More
nb-0170-dean-copy-for-web

Dean Bucalos

Mission Specialist, Prison and Jail Ministries Affinity Group
OLDER ADULTS

The mission of the Columbia Area Older Adult Ministry is to share compassion, love, and care of God to older adults.