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MENTAL HEALTH, SUICIDE PREVENTION, STORIES

When Faith Alone Isn't Enough

Rev. Dr. Terry Crump   |   November 18, 2015

Over the past several years, I have increasingly seen social media posts and been privy to private conversations in hushed tones among Christians about the importance of mental health. For many years the prevailing stance within the church has been one of silence. “Jesus will fix it” is the motto.

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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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Dean Bucalos

Mission Specialist, Prison and Jail Ministries Affinity Group
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CHILDREN / YOUTH / FAMILY, ADVOCACY

The mission of Christian Services for Children in Alabama is to show the love of Christ by providing counseling and other related services to children and their families. We provide therapeutic foster care and family preservation and reunification services.