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Rev. Héctor J. Hernández at the Center for Civil and Human Rights in Atlanta.
PRISON AND JAIL, STORIES

Gospel of Community

Rev. Héctor J. Hernández   |   March 02, 2017

The more I walk and experience what I call a Gospel of community, the more I have faced and struggled with principalities and powers of this world that devour and destroy the most vulnerable around us.

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PRISON AND JAIL, STORIES

Upstream, Downstream

Rev. Dean Bucalos   |   December 05, 2016

It is the ongoing, ever-present, sometimes exhausting work that seeks both to save and rescue those being hurt and harmed and to dismantle the systems that are causing such pain and brokenness.

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INCUBATE, PRISON AND JAIL, STORIES

Social Entrepreneurs of Faith: Championing the Cause

Rev. Dean Bucalos   |   November 01, 2016

Social entrepreneurs adopt a mission to create and sustain social value. I have come across some amazing ideas that incredibly innovative people have launched into reality.

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PRISON AND JAIL, STORIES

Prison Ministry and Mentoring: Meeting at the Gate

Ford Rowan   |   September 29, 2016

What happens when a convict has paid his price to society? Many leave prison only to enter a revolving door. I’ve volunteered in prison ministry for 18 years. Several years ago, we celebrated when one of the inmates was about to be released. A few months later, he was back behind bars. What happened?

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INCUBATE, PRISON AND JAIL, STORIES

Launching the Ministry...InsideOut

Rev. Nora Jacob   |   September 27, 2016

Creativity and protest, celebration and publicity—all of these, rolled into what we’re calling the InsideOut Art Show, will be unveiled October 7-8, 2016, in our fresh expression of ministry and mission in South Pomona, California.

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PRISON & JAIL MINISTRIES

Webinar: Becoming a Welcoming Community of Faith to Those with Family Members Who Are Incarcerated

April 6, 2017

This webinar will focus on why churches should become involved in nurturing and supporting those with loved ones who are incarcerated, and how our communities of faith can become part of the solution in reintegrating families when those who are incarcerated return home.

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Ben Bohren

Mission Specialist, NBA XPLOR
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CHILDREN / YOUTH / FAMILY, LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT, ADVOCACY

Reach Beyond Mission is a poverty education/mission program for youth. Youth join youth from other churches across the country to explore issues of culture, gender, and poverty in an urban setting.