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Jim Thompson, Sandra Hietala, and Dana Bainbridge celebrating RCSJ’s 1st birthday in 2014.
INCUBATE, STORIES

A Most Important Quality: The Ability to Ask for Help

Rev. Dana Bainbridge   |   May 01, 2018

In the early days of Recovery Café, we got good at asking for advice and for help. It also helps if you can get people excited about your mission.

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Recovery Cafe San Jose construction - new space opening soon!
INCUBATE, STORIES

To Incubate, Small is Good

Rev. Dana Bainbridge   |   October 31, 2017

Learn more about the NBA's newest Incubate Partner, Recovery Cafe San Jose, from its founder, Rev. Dana Bainbridge!

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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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ADVOCACY, YOUNG ADULTS

As an emerging social entrepreneurship nonprofit model of ministry, the Oakland Peace Center exists as a physical space and a network of more than 40 Bay Area based nonprofits.