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Mark D. Anderson, NBA President and CEO
DONOR STORIES, DISCIPLES HEALTH/SOCIAL SERVICE MINISTRIES, STORIES

A Privilege to Give

Mark Anderson   |   March 14, 2019

Mark D. Anderson says he has become conscious that his level of generosity is associated with his level of gratitude. He financially supports NBA because of his gratitude.

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NEWS

NBA's Business Report to the General Assembly, July 2015

Mark Anderson   |   July 31, 2015

For the National Benevolent Association of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), the origins of compassionate care and loving of others began with six women in a prayer circle.

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PRISON AND JAIL, STORIES

NBA Advocates to “Break the Chains” at 2015 Ecumenical Advocacy Days

Mark Anderson, Rev. Rebecca Hale, Rev. Monica Wedlock Kilpatrick   |   April 29, 2015

From April 17-20, representatives from the National Benevolent Association of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) came together with more than 1,000 fellow Christians in Washington, D.C. to advocate for “breaking the chains” of mass incarceration and systems of exploitation in our country. Here we offer some insight into the EAD experience via a brief Q&A with three NBA staff leaders.

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XPLOR, STORIES

Readying for XPLOR

Mark Anderson   |   August 14, 2014

In a few short days, the 2014-2015 NBA XPLOR Residents will gather for a weeklong orientation before beginning their time of service in communities across the country. Engaging justice work in their communities will not only change the lives of those they encounter, but also their own. In St. Louis, as in many communities across this country, we have been reminded that there is still pain and brokenness. In light of the recent death of Michael Brown, a young adult himself from St. Louis, and the subsequent violence within the community, we recognize the need for intentional relationships and reconciliation in all of our local communities.

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STORIES

Into the New Year: Creating Communities of Compassion and Care

Mark Anderson   |   February 17, 2014

Into the New Year: Creating Communities of Compassion and Care

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MENTAL HEALTH INITIATIVE

¿Cómo hacer frente durante momentos de Crisis o Trauma?

December 4, 2019

El mismo se centra en definir lo que es trauma y explorar sus efectos en nuestras vidas, congregaciones y comunidades. El seminario web también proporciona estrategias prácticas que cualquier pastor y congregación puede poner en práctica para el beneficio de su iglesia y comunidad.

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Lesley Durham

Director of Operations Accounting
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CHILDREN / YOUTH / FAMILY, COMMUNITY HEALTHCARE, ADVOCACY

Tennyson Center for Children works with children, youth, and their families to overcome a variety of life crises, including abuse and neglect.