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MENTAL HEALTH, STORIES

Caring for Ourselves to Care for Others

Rev. Amanda Henderson   |   March 17, 2016

In my interfaith work with advocacy partners in Colorado, I have found that so often those working in the community for human rights, equality, and justice are tired, worn out, and often have very little support.

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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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Héctor J. Hernández Marcial

Director of Community Engagement
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CHILDREN / YOUTH / FAMILY, HUNGER / FOOD SECURITY, ADVOCACY

Tulsa’s Table works to empower at-risk youth with agricultural and culinary skills through food production gardens and a pay-what-you-can community café.