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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

Rev. Rebecca Hale, Mark Anderson, 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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Webinar: Mission, Vision, and Core Values
LEARNING / TRAINING

Webinar: Vision, Mission and Core Values: Building Blocks for the Nonprofit Ministry

June 5, 2018

This webinar focuses on why a ministry should develop core guiding statements and walks through the process of naming an organization's "why and how."

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Gary Zimmerman

Vice President of Administration and CFO
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HUNGER / FOOD SECURITY, HOMELESSNESS, COMMUNITY HEALTHCARE

Safe Haven is a drop-in program serving the homeless and low-income families in the Baileys Crossroads Community of Falls Church, VA.