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Rev. Héctor J. Hernández at the Center for Civil and Human Rights in Atlanta.
PRISON AND JAIL, DISCIPLES HEALTH/SOCIAL SERVICE MINISTRIES, 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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SPECIAL EVENT

Community Building: Ministry-in-Place

November 9, 2017

North Carolina Disciples: Please join NBA staff, trustees, and ministry partners in Charlotte on Thursday, November 9, for dinner and a panel discussion about Disciples health and social service ministries.

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Dani Loving Cartwright

Associate Vice President for Operations
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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.