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Mark Anderson, NBA President & CEO
NEWS, CORONAVIRUS, RESILIENCE AND CARE

A Letter from our President & CEO Regarding COVID-19

Mark Anderson   |   March 23, 2020

Let us acknowledge that it has been stressful these past few weeks as we all have responded, both professionally and personally, to concerns related to Coronavirus. Please be assured that the NBA leadership team has been in constant contact to determine how our ministry can best respond.

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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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Kara Whitehouse Qaoud

Executive Support Manager and Grants Coordinator
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ADVOCACY, YOUNG ADULTS

As an emerging social entrepreneurship nonprofit model of ministry, the Oakland Peace Center exists as a physical space and a network of more than 40 Bay Area based nonprofits.