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Isaac Ackerman
XPLOR, STORIES

My Hiram-Mantua NBA XPLOR Experience

Isaac Ackerman   |   June 04, 2019

NBA XPLOR 2018-19 Resident in Hiram-Mantua, OH Isaac, shares some snippets of his year working with Hiram Farm and United Campus Ministries.

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XPLOR, STORIES

Courage, Life, Peace

NBA XPLOR Dallas House   |   May 29, 2019

As the NBA XPLOR 2018-19 Residents wrap up their year, the Dallas House Residents reflect on words and phrases that have been meaningful to them during their XPLOR experience.

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Alice Rippe, AARP Spirit Seniors Coordinator for OFEC
INCUBATE, STORIES

Seniors Sipping Tea

Rev. Sharyn Cosby   |   May 28, 2019

Oklahoma Family Empowerment Center’s Spirit Seniors group is active and enjoying life. They get together every week for different activities, including afternoon tea.

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Rev. Dean Bucalos, Executive Director of Mission Behind Bars and Beyond
INCUBATE, STORIES

You Need a Confidant

Rev. Dean Bucalos   |   May 21, 2019

Rev. Dean Bucalos says: Everyone in this work needs a confidant. Someone they can talk to and with whom they can share their greatest fears and wildest dreams. In my ministry, I have found two people. And I recommend this model to everyone involved in non-profit work.

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XPLOR, STORIES

They Completely Accepted and Cared for Me

Mady McColm   |   May 15, 2019

Mady McColm, NBA XPLOR 2018-19 Resident, says, "People talk a big game about discipleship and “changing the world”. Sometimes, I think of making an impact as making global changes, single-handedly fixing the system, or sticking it to “the man”. But here in St. Louis, this congregation is actually changing the world, or at least changing my world."

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LEARNING / TRAINING

2019 NBA Incubate SENT Seminar

September 11, 2019

This four-day seminar is designed for Disciples and their leadership teams who are starting new health and social services ministries. Save-the-date and apply now! Registration for selected projects/ministries will be open June 3-August 9.

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Kara Whitehouse

Executive Support Manager and Grants Coordinator
WOMEN AND CHILDREN, HOMELESSNESS, HUNGER / FOOD SECURITY, PRISON AND JAIL MINISTRY

HER Faith Ministries is a 501(c)(3) Christian charity that provides assistance to homeless and needy women and children.