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INCUBATE, STORIES

Minecraft Ministry: The Game of Life

Caleb Wang   |   March 28, 2017

I have found that a lot of behavior in the game and in real life share great similarities and can be teaching moments of who God is and how to show love to others.

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William Jackson, 2016-17 NBA XPLOR Resident in St. Louis
XPLOR, STORIES

Cry Me a River

William Jackson   |   March 09, 2017

What becomes of the broken hearted who has forgotten how to cry? How does one forget the ability to shed tears for the pain they’ve endured? Sadly, I had become that “one.”

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Hannah Ryder
XPLOR, STORIES

Prepare for the Unexpected

Hannah Ryder   |   March 03, 2017

No matter how much research you do, nothing can prepare you for the journey that is XPLOR. What I didn’t prepare for, and couldn’t prepare for, was falling in love with a new home and discovering who I am and where I fit into this world as a Christian.

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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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INCUBATE, STORIES

Webster Groves Christian Church Dreams of a Future

Rev. Dr. Jeff Moore, John Pahl   |   February 28, 2017

Though there are still many details to consider and connections to be made, Webster Groves Christian Church continues to be excited by our vision of partnering with our community and fully living our fundamental mission.

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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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Jordan Bles

Director of Development
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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.