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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. Rebecca Hale, Rev. Dr. Ben Bohren, 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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LEARNING / TRAINING

Webinar: Lock Up Your Neighbors? How the United States Deals with Immigration

February 15, 2018

This webinar shares information about the scandalous use of private prisons to incarcerate and detain individuals and families who are simply seeking better lives for themselves in the United States. Join us to learn how you and your congregation can get involved supporting those presently being detained, along with their families and loved ones.

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Hector J. Hernandez

Peer Group Convener, Prison and Jail Ministries; Hispanic Outreach Coordinator, Mental Health Initiative
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YOUNG ADULTS, LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT, ADVOCACY

NBA XPLOR is a faith-based, 10-month, congregationally-hosted residency program designed for young adults ages 21-30 who are looking to explore lives of care and service.