Stories & News

Stay up-to-date with the latest from your Disciples health and social service ministries!
 

X
stl-house-cropped-1
XPLOR, STORIES

1st Month Update - St. Louis

NBA XPLOR St. Louis House   |   October 22, 2018

For this update on their first month into the NBA XPLOR program, St. Louis House XPLOR Residents printed their hands and wrote key words of their experience so far! The 2018-19 St. Louis Residents are Marissa Bucklew, Bianca Holley, Mady McColm, and Jaclyn Oden-Peace.

Read More
2017 NBA XPLOR Residents in St. Louis, MO
XPLOR, STORIES

St. Louis House Visits Bedford

NBA XPLOR St. Louis House   |   April 11, 2018

We are grateful for the relationships between NBA XPLOR Residents and Disciples churches, for their host congregations and the ones they came from.

Read More
why-followers-of-jesus-should-oppose-capital-punishment-social-horiz
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.

Read More
markanderson

Mark D. Anderson

President and CEO
logo-wfddj-1
COMMUNITY HEALTHCARE, WOMEN AND CHILDREN, OLDER ADULTS

Garden of Eden is a faith-based health education program focused on women, infants, and children, as well as a senior and therapeutic health center.