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XPLOR, INCUBATE, STORIES

Justice Work at Oakland Peace Center

Caleb Greydanus   |   February 15, 2017

The wonderful thing about working at the Oakland Peace Center through NBA XPLOR is that I have the opportunity to work with inspirational people every day.

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XPLOR, STORIES

Take Care of You, So You Can Help Others

Lauren Frato   |   February 08, 2017

As I am in the second half of my second year in the XPLOR program, I have learned that if I don’t take care of myself, how will I help others? If my spiritual, mental, and physical needs aren’t meant, how can I help others’ needs?

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XPLOR, STORIES

Fresh Eyes in Discernment

Benton Stull   |   February 06, 2017

NBA XPLOR’s focus on vocational discernment was what attracted me to the program in the first place. I needed time and space in which to really focus on this question that seems to follow me everywhere I go.

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NBA XPLOR North Hollywood Residents / NBA XPLOR Residentes en North Hollywood
XPLOR, STORIES

I’m Living Out in L.A... / Estoy viviendo en Los Ángeles, CA…

Eliud Peralez   |   January 30, 2017

My decision was not about moving to L.A., but moving closer to the call that God has placed in my life. I don’t know what lies ahead, but for now I’m XPLORing the plans God has for me.

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XPLOR, STORIES

"Stay Afraid, but Do It Anyway"

Cody Bailey   |   January 25, 2017

I never understood how much I was capable of until I pushed myself out of my comfort zone. And let me tell you, I am well beyond it. A couple thousand miles away from it. In the desert, of all places.

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LEARNING / TRAINING

Save-the-Date: 2017 Connect Webinars

March 1, 2017

The NBA offers an annual series of webinars presented by the Mental Health & Congregational Care and Prison & Jail Ministries Affinity Groups. Check back for more information and registration details throughout the year!

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Ayanna Johnson Watkins

Director of the NBA Incubate Initiative
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PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES

For 40 years, Serra Center has been committed to providing compassionate care for individuals with developmental disabilities.