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Melissa Peralez and Benigno Peralez, Glowing Doves
INCUBATE, STORIES

I Was Hungry, You Gave Me Something To Eat

Melissa Peralez   |   March 05, 2019

This project, Glowing Doves, aims to feed the community spiritually, mentally, and physically by teaching them to grow and cook healthy fruits and veggies and by providing counseling to those in need.

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2017-18 NBA XPLOR Resident Melissa Peralez
XPLOR

Fighting for Social Justice

Melissa Peralez   |   May 30, 2018

Melissa Peralez shares her experience learning how migration and displacement not only affects her life back home, but at her NBA XPLOR host-site too.

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Melissa Peralez, 2017-18 NBA XPLOR Resident in Hiram-Mantua, OH
XPLOR, STORIES

A Great Way of Growing Up

Melissa Peralez   |   October 31, 2017

Get to know 2017-18 NBA XPLOR Resident Melissa Peralez, as she shares what it was like for her to move far away from home and start her Residency.

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Melissa Peralez, 2017-18 NBA XPLOR Resident
XPLOR, STORIES

NBA at GA: "My Voice Had Meaning"

Melissa Peralez   |   August 08, 2017

My experience at the 2017 General Assembly was overwhelming, in a good way. I experienced many things, such as fighting for justice firsthand.

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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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Mark D. Anderson

President and CEO
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COMMUNITY BUILDING, CHILDREN / YOUTH / FAMILY

QC Family Tree works to embody an alternative, a way of life that is centered, whole, and founded on love. We who call ourselves QC Family Tree seek to be kinfolk rooted in discipleship in West Charlotte.