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Mary Taylor
XPLOR, STORIES

Greetings from NBA XPLOR Alum, Mary Taylor!

Mary Taylor   |   December 19, 2018

NBA XPLOR Alum, Mary Taylor, offers a special greeting and Advent prayer.

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NBA XPLOR Residents Mary Taylor and Ian Pollard on their way to Capitol Hill for "Lobby Day," where they would speak with their respective state and district Representatives and Senators
XPLOR, STORIES

Becoming a Voice for Social Justice

Mary Taylor   |   June 13, 2018

NBA XPLOR Resident Mary Taylor shares what her first experience in advocacy was like, and how it’s galvanized her to stand up for the voiceless.

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2017-18 NBA XPLOR Resident Mary Taylor
XPLOR, STORIES

Journeys of Light

Mary Taylor   |   May 09, 2018

While college helped her grow her light, XPLOR gave this Resident the confidence to know that her light can shine through anything that comes her way.

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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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Ashley Mayhem

Ashley Mayham

Program Coordinator - Social Entrepreneurship
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CHILDREN / YOUTH / FAMILY, HUNGER / FOOD SECURITY, ADVOCACY

Tulsa’s Table works to empower at-risk youth with agricultural and culinary skills through food production gardens and a pay-what-you-can community café.