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Jennifer Williams, 2019-20 XPLOR Resident at Hiram Farm
STORIES, XPLOR, CORONAVIRUS, RESILIENCE AND CARE

How Hiram Christian Church Faithfully Used the COVID-19 NBA Response Grant

June 30, 2020

When news of the COVID-19 pandemic began to emerge, a small group of concerned members of Hiram Christian Church (HCC) gathered to prayerfully discern how the church could offer care to the community through this time. This is what came of those meetings.

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Amanda Hundt, NBA Director of Marketing
STORIES, CORONAVIRUS, RESILIENCE AND CARE

Brace for Impact: Holding on When Your Partner is an “Essential Employee”

Amanda Hundt   |   May 11, 2020

NBA's Director of Marketing, Amanda Hundt reminds us at its ok to take stock of your feelings and let them flow.

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Evan Gough preaching during the holidays at Northway CC
STORIES, XPLOR

Life of the Beloved

Evan Gough   |   March 11, 2020

XPLOR Resident Evan Gough joined this program for many reasons, but one specifically was to find what was missing in his life, here's what he's learned so far.

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STORIES, ANTI-RACISM/PRO-RECONCILIATION, INCUBATE

Hummingbirds in a Dry Land

Rev. Helms Jarrell   |   February 25, 2020

In September, we hosted an Anti Racism/Pro-Reconciliation training for 45 individuals. QC Family Tree Founder, Rev. Helms Jarrell shares what attending this training meant to her.

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Courtney Sharp
STORIES, XPLOR

My Leap of Faith Crossing the Midwest

NBA   |   January 29, 2020

2019-20 Hiram Mantua, OH XPLOR Resident Courtney Sharp shares some snapshots from her time in the XPLOR program.

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PRISON & JAIL MINISTRIES

The Prison Abolition Movement: Eliminating the Prison Industrial Complex

July 16, 2020

The Prison Abolition Movement has many facets worth exploring. Dr. Jason Williams, Assistant Professor, Justice Studies at Montclair State University will lead this important webinar and discussion as the church explores alternatives to our broken corrections system.

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Rev. Helms Jarrell

Helms Jarrell

Program Support for Social Entrepreneurship
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CHILDREN / YOUTH / FAMILY, ADVOCACY

The mission of Christian Services for Children in Alabama is to show the love of Christ by providing counseling and other related services to children and their families. We provide therapeutic foster care and family preservation and reunification services.