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XPLOR, STORIES

Making Moves, Making Deals

Mel Hurley   |   June 02, 2016

It is hard to believe as I sit down to write this blog post that I am exactly a month away from my time with NBA XPLOR coming to an end. It is hard to believe where I was a year ago and where I am today.

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XPLOR, STORIES

The Complacency Paradox

Mel Hurley   |   November 04, 2015

I am not good at change. I know what you are thinking: “But Mel, you just moved halfway across the country with people you didn’t know two months ago to do this NBA XPLOR program.” Let me try my best to explain.

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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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Rebecca Hale

Rebecca Hale

Executive Vice President
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CHILDREN / YOUTH / FAMILY, LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT, ADVOCACY

Reach Beyond Mission is a poverty education/mission program for youth. Youth join youth from other churches across the country to explore issues of culture, gender, and poverty in an urban setting.