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XPLOR, PRISON AND JAIL, STORIES

Hopelessness and Hope

Shameka Ferrell   |   May 07, 2015

I attended the 2015 Ecumenical Advocacy Days (EAD) in D.C. for the first time; there were many emotions and thoughts that hit me all at once. Throughout the sessions and speakers, so many feelings hit me in waves, but one feeling that really stood out to me was hopelessness.

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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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Darnell Fennell

Director of Social Entrepreneurship
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OLDER ADULTS, CHILDREN / YOUTH / FAMILY, HOUSING

Juliette Fowler Communities is a neighborhood of choice and connection, of caring and service, of faith and fulfillment. Founded more than 120 years ago as an intergenerational community, Fowler serves children, youth, seniors, and their families.