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NBA Funds 21 Grants to Support Older Adults and At-Risk Children and Youth in 2018

NBA   |   December 04, 2017

Through its Mission and Ministry Grants Program, the National Benevolent Association of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) is granting a total of $150,250 to 21 Disciples projects and ministries working with older adults and at-risk children and youth.

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Rev. Greg Jarrell and neighbors give NBA staff and board members a tour and explain the QCFT's history.

NBA Board of Trustees Meets in Charlotte, Visits with North Carolina Ministries

NBA   |   November 30, 2017

The NBA's Board of Trustees met together this month in North Carolina, hearing from an NBA Incubate participant, partner, and staff members alike.

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St. Louis Residents Ashlyn, Nathan, and Paige at a Cardinals game

On Communal Living

Nathan Berry   |   November 27, 2017

Simple Living in Community — it's one of the cornerstones of NBA XPLOR, and it's one aspect of her Residency that Nathan has found most fulfilling.

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2017-18 NBA XPLOR Resident Angelica Santiago Gonzalez

My Time in the Sonoran Desert

Angelica Santiago Gonzalez   |   November 21, 2017

In her first blog post for NBA XPLOR, 2017-18 Resident Angelica Santiago Gonzalez shares a reflection on what it's like to live, work, and serve in Tucson-Marana, AZ.

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2017-18 NBA XPLOR Resident Nadine Compton preaching

Do You See Them?

Nadine Compton   |   November 21, 2017

In this sermon delivered at her host congregation, 2017-18 NBA XPLOR Resident Nadine Compton responds to the recent wave of sexual abuse allegations in the news and preaches that we, as Disciples, are compelled by our faith to address them.

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Monica Wedlock Kilpatrick

Director of Connect Ministries

Southwest Good Samaritan Ministries teaches the love of Jesus Christ by building a renewed sense of wholeness and dignity, especially among refugees and those who are disenfranchised and displaced.