Stories & News

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XPLOR, STORIES

Creative and Artistic Resistance

Nadine Compton   |   October 10, 2017

I recently completed Anti-Racism / Pro-Reconciliation training as part of my marketing and development internship with the NBA. I believed that I knew what to expect, but this time there was an aspect of the training that was new for me.

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STORIES

Traveling a New Path

Ron Lindsey   |   October 10, 2017

We came together to challenge our old ways of thinking about racism and commit ourselves to traveling a new path — a renewed commitment to be a pro-reconciling witness and church for the world.

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2017-18 NBA XPLOR Resident Ian Pollard
XPLOR, STORIES

Buckle Up and Hold On Tight

Ian Pollard   |   October 10, 2017

I have begun the process of trying to figure out how to answer the hard question that we all ask ourselves: "Why are you here? No really, why are you here?"

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Rev. Terri Hord Owens and Rev. April Johnson serve communion at the Injustice Anywhere Update event in St. Louis on Sept. 27. Photo by Ron Lindsey.
STORIES

God’s Countermoves

Rev. Dr. Dietra Wise Baker   |   September 29, 2017

In the wake of the Stockley verdict, protestors took to the streets, and Disciples clergy and laity joined them. We’ve been standing together, Disciples in St. Louis, as one.

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Peaceful protest of the Stockley verdict in St. Louis, by Mark D. Anderson.
NEWS

National Benevolent Association Accompanies Racial Justice Work in St. Louis; Rev. Dr. Dietra Wise Baker Serves as NBA Organizing Specialist

NBA   |   September 20, 2017

The NBA continues to actively support racial justice work across the life of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), particularly through a core group of Disciples clergy activists in St. Louis, including Rev. Dr. Dietra Wise Baker serving as an NBA Organizing Specialist.

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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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Lesley Durham

Director of Operations Accounting
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CHILDREN / YOUTH / FAMILY, OLDER ADULTS, COMMUNITY BUILDING

All Peoples Community Center provides social services and programs that empower individuals and promote community respect and self determination for all.