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STORIES

Disciples Women Connect at NBA Office Space

Pat Donahoo   |   August 18, 2015

The Executive Committee of Disciples Women began their term in October 2014 recognizing that they had some catching up to do to be prepared to lead women’s ministries for their term. After we visited the NBA’s new space earlier this year, Mark Anderson invited the Disciples Women team to meet in St. Louis. The welcome by the NBA was above and beyond any expectations, and the meeting space and arrangements inspired creativity and offered comfort.

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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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Gary Zimmerman

Vice President of Administration and CFO
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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.