Stories & News

Stay up-to-date with the latest from your Disciples health and social service ministries!
 

X
Ecumenical Advocacy Days brings together faith advocates to mobilize for action and to make a public witness on Capitol Hill.
XPLOR, STORIES

Privilege

Savanna Phillips   |   June 06, 2018

In her reflection on Ecumenical Advocacy Days, 2017-18 NBA XPLOR Resident Savanna Phillips shares how incomprehensible and dangerous privilege can be.

Read More
2017-18 NBA XPLOR Resident Savanna Phillips
XPLOR, STORIES

Housemates: Family in Disguise

Savanna Phillips   |   February 28, 2018

NBA XPLOR's cornerstone of communal living is about more than shared meals and chores. It's about cultivating the family you need when you're far away from home.

Read More
why-followers-of-jesus-should-oppose-capital-punishment-social-horiz
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.

Read More
ckoetting-web-headshot-dec2014

L. Christine Koetting

Associate Vice President of Accounting
mb3ai
ADVOCACY, PRISON AND JAIL MINISTRY, RE-ENTRY

Mission Behind Bars and Beyond envisions a world in which every community is equipped to welcome, support, and nurture every returning citizen to re-enter society as healthy and productive people.