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2017-18 NBA XPLOR Resident Nadine Compton preaching
STORIES, XPLOR

Do You See Them?

Nadine Compton   |   November 21, 2017

In this sermon delivered at her host congregation, 2017-18 NBA XPLOR Resident Nadine Compton responds to the recent wave of sexual abuse allegations in the news and preaches that we, as Disciples, are compelled by our faith to address them.

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A view of the sunset from Marillac Center
ANTI-RACISM/PRO-RECONCILIATION, XPLOR, STORIES

Creative and Artistic Resistance

Nadine Compton   |   October 10, 2017

I recently completed Anti-Racism / Pro-Reconciliation training as part of my marketing and development internship with the NBA. I believed that I knew what to expect, but this time there was an aspect of the training that was new for me.

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Nadine Compton, 2017-18 NBA XPLOR Resident
XPLOR, STORIES

NBA at GA: “I Feel Right at Home”

Nadine Compton   |   August 08, 2017

Until I attended the 2017 General Assembly, I hadn’t met another Disciple beyond my home congregation. General Assembly was a way for me to gain perspective on who was a part of my new community.

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Combating Mass Incarceration through Bail Reform Webinar
LEARNING / TRAINING

Combating Mass Incarceration through Bail Reform

February 21, 2019

Join us as we explore the present bail system in the United States and the ways The Bail Project is fighting wealth-based detention. Learn how you and your congregation can get involved.

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Ben Bohren

Mission Specialist, NBA XPLOR
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ADDICTION RECOVERY, HOMELESSNESS, HOUSING, MENTAL HEALTH AND WELLNESS

Recovery Cafe San Jose is a healing community for those traumatized by homelessness, addiction and mental health challenges. We are founded on the belief that every human being is precious, worthy of love and deserving of the opportunities to fulfill his or her potential.