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INCUBATE, XPLOR, STORIES

Multiplicity of Miracles

Rachel Thomson   |   November 18, 2016

I grew up seeing church as a place of pretty words and no action, a place where the status quo was something to be held under any circumstances. So to see so many people showing up to support the community of the Oakland Peace Center was heart-warming.

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XPLOR, STORIES

Eula Cuts My Hair

Rachel Thomson   |   November 29, 2015

Tonight, I let my roommate Eula cut my hair. I’m not sure how the situation came about exactly. I don’t encourage you to let your roommate cut your hair, but I do encourage you to make stories together.

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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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Bere Gil Soto

Peer Learning and Wellness Group Co-Convener
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CHILDREN / YOUTH / FAMILY, ADVOCACY

The mission of Christian Services for Children in Alabama is to show the love of Christ by providing counseling and other related services to children and their families. We provide therapeutic foster care and family preservation and reunification services.