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Rev. Dr. Ben Bohren with NBA XPLOR Alumni and Spiritual Companion from the North Hollywood and Golden Gate, CA, XPLOR Houses
STORIES, XPLOR

This is Us: The Face of Our Beloved Disciples Family

Rev. Dr. Ben Bohren   |   April 02, 2019

Thank you for donating to the Rev. Dr. Ben Bohren NBA Leadership Fund, which offers a legacy of financial and spiritual support for young adults seeking to hear God’s call to them into lives of leadership and service.

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Rev. Dr. Ben Bohren
XPLOR, STORIES

NBA XPLOR Residency Takes A Disciples Village…

Rev. Dr. Ben Bohren   |   April 18, 2018

Where did NBA XPLOR originate and how did it happen? The story shows how Disciples partnerships are one of the best things for our present and future.

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XPLOR, STORIES

XPLOR Is More Than Ten Months

Rev. Dr. Ben Bohren   |   August 29, 2016

Reflecting on recent life events and my work with NBA XPLOR, I began to understand that this XPLOR program is far more than a 10-month experience.

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XPLOR, STORIES

A Heart for Care

Rev. Dr. Ben Bohren, Rev. Rebecca Hale, Rev. Bonnie Osei-Frimpong   |   August 25, 2014

As this year’s inaugural class of NBA XPLOR Residents gathered last week in St. Louis for XPLOR orientation, we were keenly aware of the events affecting the nearby community of Ferguson. The images of pain, violence and protest were the backdrop to our orientation.

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XPLOR

Exploring XPLOR

Rev. Dr. Ben Bohren   |   January 24, 2014

Wide range of young adults exploring XPLOR

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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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Darnell Fennell

Director of Social Entrepreneurship
New Communion
HUNGER / FOOD SECURITY, CHILDREN / YOUTH / FAMILY

New Communion is a faith-based organization with the goal of enhancing community relationships and diminishing the impacts of hunger and food insecurity.