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Rev. Dr. Jacque Foster
RESILIENCE AND CARE, CORONAVIRUS

A Poem and Blessing from Trustee Jacque Foster

Rev. Dr. Jacque Foster   |   March 27, 2020

Board of Trustee Rev. Dr. Jacque Foster shares a story of her time in Ireland and a poem that is giving her hope during this global pandemic.

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Rev. Dr. Jacque Foster, Pastor of Compton Heights Christian Church
ANTI-RACISM/PRO-RECONCILIATION, STORIES

Let My People Go

Rev. Dr. Jacque Foster   |   October 16, 2017

Rev. Dr. Jacque Foster, NBA Trustee and Pastor of Compton Heights Christian Church, shares her recent sermon on justice movements in St. Louis.

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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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Lesley Durham

Director of Operations Accounting
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CHILDREN / YOUTH / FAMILY

Southern Christian Services for Children and Youth, Inc. focuses on providing healing for children and youth who have experienced abuse, neglect, and abandonment, as well as equipping them for a more positive and productive future.