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XPLOR, STORIES

Lost Son

Derek Wilkerson   |   May 20, 2016

Do you ever get a feeling of being lost? I know I do. When I do it is very visible…I get a confused look on my face, and I start to look around, and people ask: Derek, are you lost? But, of course I am too stubborn to admit it.

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XPLOR, STORIES

How Can We Serve?

Derek Wilkerson   |   May 20, 2016

I want you to imagine what it would have been like to be on the road with Jesus. Starting from your first encounter, where you decided to drop everything and follow a man wherever he takes you.

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XPLOR, STORIES

My Take on Living Simply in Community

Derek Wilkerson   |   March 02, 2016

During my first half of the NBA XPLOR program, I have struggled with what this cornerstone—simple living in community—was really all about. Everything else seems straightforward, but this was left undefined, for a good reason.

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PRISON & JAIL MINISTRIES

The Prison Abolition Movement: Eliminating the Prison Industrial Complex

July 16, 2020

The Prison Abolition Movement has many facets worth exploring. Dr. Jason Williams, Assistant Professor, Justice Studies at Montclair State University will lead this important webinar and discussion as the church explores alternatives to our broken corrections system.

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C. Mark Palmer

Peer Group Convener
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YOUNG ADULTS, LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT

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