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Ronald McDonald House in Danville, Indiana
STORIES, RESILIENCE AND CARE, CORONAVIRUS

Danville Christian Church Continues Comfort Food Ministry During Pandemic

March 31, 2021

Before the pandemic, Danville Christian Church partnered with the local Ronald McDonald House in Danville, IN to provide comfort to families. Thanks to a COVID-19 NBA Response Grant, they were able to continue this partnership.

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RESILIENCE AND CARE, CORONAVIRUS

Offering Fresh Food, Conversation and Smiles During Tumultuous Times

December 28, 2020

First Christian Church in Princeton, Kentucky used their COVID-19 Mission & Ministry grant to support a program that touched their entire community and spanned multiple generations.

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RESILIENCE AND CARE, CORONAVIRUS

Supporting Essential Employees Through the COVID-19 NBA Response Grant

December 21, 2020

When the city of Columbia, Missouri began to shut down due to COVID-19, Woodhaven sprung into action, finding ways to support their essential employees who needed extra support during this unprecedented year. They used a COVID-19 NBA Response Grant to help.

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Central Christian Church Pantry Volunteers
STORIES, CORONAVIRUS, RESILIENCE AND CARE

NBA Grant Helps Congregation Take Food Ministry to the Street

December 16, 2020

Read about how Central Christian Church in Indianapolis has worked to feed their city during this unprecedented year.

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RESILIENCE AND CARE, CORONAVIRUS

NYC Church Uses COVID-19 Response Grant to Feed People in Six Neighborhoods During the Pandemic

November 23, 2020

In the midst of the COVID-19, Bethel Christian Church, a congregation in New York City created a food delivery program and offered transportation for community members across six neighborhoods.

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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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Lesley Durham

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ADDICTION RECOVERY, HOMELESSNESS, HOUSING, MENTAL HEALTH AND WELLNESS

Recovery Cafe San Jose is a healing community for those traumatized by homelessness, addiction and mental health challenges. We are founded on the belief that every human being is precious, worthy of love and deserving of the opportunities to fulfill his or her potential.