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NBA XPLOR Resident alum, Lauren Frato
XPLOR, STORIES

Where Are They Now? Lauren Frato

Lauren Frato   |   January 17, 2018

NBA XPLOR alum Lauren Frato completed two years as a Resident. Why? Find out in this next installment of our "Where Are They Now?" series.

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NBA XPLOR Residents Alex, Lauren, and Eliud backstage at General Assembly!
XPLOR, STORIES

NBA at GA: “A Call to Something Greater than Myself”

Lauren Frato   |   August 11, 2017

In July, I got to participate at the 2017 General Assembly for my first time ever. The week was filled with workshops, worship, business sessions, and the chance to learn about different ministries.

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Lauren Frato, 2016-17 NBA XPLOR Resident in Tucson-Marana, AZ
XPLOR, STORIES

The Struggle Is Real: Work Sites

Lauren Frato   |   June 14, 2017

One thing I have really struggled with in my second year of the NBA XPLOR program is coming to the realization that it’s okay if I make mistakes at my work site.

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XPLOR, STORIES

Be Courageous

Lauren Frato   |   April 03, 2017

My time in NBA XPLOR has taught me to be courageous and stand up for what I feel is right. I know I can’t sit back and watch.

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XPLOR, STORIES

Take Care of You, So You Can Help Others

Lauren Frato   |   February 08, 2017

As I am in the second half of my second year in the XPLOR program, I have learned that if I don’t take care of myself, how will I help others? If my spiritual, mental, and physical needs aren’t meant, how can I help others’ needs?

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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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Larry J. Morris III

Incubate Program Associate
ADVOCACY, HUNGER / FOOD SECURITY, HOUSING

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.