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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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Rev. Ayanna Johnson Watkins, Director of the NBA Incubate Initiative, with Pastor Milele Hobbs at the 2015 General Assembly.
NEWS, INCUBATE

In Memoriam: Pastor Milele Hobbs

NBA   |   March 14, 2017

Pastor Milele Hobbs, Executive Director of Gomer’s House and Co-Pastor of Trees of Righteousness Christian Church, died on January 15, 2017.

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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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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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Ayanna Johnson Watkins

Director of the NBA Incubate Initiative
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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.