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XPLOR, STORIES

Making Someone’s Day, Making a Difference

Lydia Dettwyler   |   November 19, 2015

I am doing my NBA XPLOR internship at Interfaith Community Services (ICS) in Tucson, AZ. What I have been doing at ICS is helping with caregiving services in the transportation department. There are many seniors here who can’t drive, who don’t have family nearby who can help, and home-bound seniors—all of whom just need some help.

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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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Mission Specialist, NBA XPLOR
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CHILDREN / YOUTH / FAMILY, COMMUNITY HEALTHCARE, ADVOCACY

Tennyson Center for Children works with children, youth, and their families to overcome a variety of life crises, including abuse and neglect.