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INCUBATE, STORIES

In the Wake of The Quiet Hours: A Community Ritual on Grief, Dying, Passages, Leaving, Displacement, Perseverance, Preservation, Learning and Loving

Marvin K. White   |   November 26, 2018

The "Quiet Hours" are facilitator-led meditations, conversations, and rituals that collect the grief that the people in Oakland carry, giving space for it to be spoken, whispered, cried, broken and learned from.

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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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Kara Whitehouse Qaoud

Executive Support Manager and Grants Coordinator
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ADVOCACY, PRISON AND JAIL MINISTRY, RE-ENTRY

Mission Behind Bars and Beyond envisions a world in which every community is equipped to welcome, support, and nurture every returning citizen to re-enter society as healthy and productive people.