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Street Level Health's Dia de los Muertos altar
XPLOR, STORIES

Keeping The "Real World" At Bay

Sandy Barnard   |   November 01, 2017

The "real world" most often negatively affects those from oppressed communities. But many non-profits, including those that our XPLOR Residents intern at, help these communities by working with them side by side.

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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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Rebecca Hale

Rebecca Hale

Executive Vice President
INDIGENOUS/NATIVE PEOPLES, ENVIRONMENT, ADVOCACY

Yakama Christian Mission advocates and educates in favor of the North American Landscape and her Indigenous People.