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Rev. Margie Pride described the many community engagement programs of Memorial Blvd. to XPLOR Residents during XPLOR Laboratory 2015.
STORIES, NEWS, XPLOR

NBA Honors Rev. Margie Pride of Memorial Boulevard Christian Church

Rev. Bonnie Osei-Frimpong   |   December 01, 2020

The National Benevolent Association celebrates the ministry of and congratulates Rev. Margie Pride on her recent retirement from more than 30 years of ministry as pastor of Memorial Boulevard Christian Church in St. Louis, Missouri.

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The 2020-2022 Multilingual Latin@ Pastors and Leaders Peer Group meeting virtually for the first time.
NEWS, ADVOCACY AND ACTIVISM, SPANISH STORIES

Introducing NBA’s 2020-2022 Multilingual Latin@ Pastors and Leaders Peer Group

Rev. Héctor J. Hernández   |   September 29, 2020

Introducing NBA's newest Peer Learning and Wellness Group for Advocacy and Activism.

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Joy Lynn Richardson, LCSW
MENTAL HEALTH, CORONAVIRUS, SPANISH STORIES

Helping Children Process Emotionally Difficult Topics

August 18, 2020

It can be difficult for children to process all that is going on in our world. In this week's mental health blog, licensed clinical social worker, Joy Lynn Richardson shares tips and resources for how to help children process emotionally difficult topics.

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CORONAVIRUS, RESILIENCE AND CARE, SPANISH STORIES

Managing Anxiety Amid a Pandemic

August 11, 2020

While we cannot control everything that is happening in the world during our current global health crisis, how we handle feelings that come up during this time, we can control and work to manage, writes NBA contributor Jill Frame.

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Rev. Courtney Armento, Co-Author of GA-1928
STORIES, MENTAL HEALTH, CORONAVIRUS, SPANISH STORIES

A Call to See and Respond to the Crisis of Domestic and Intimate Partner Violence

July 16, 2020

"The novel Coronavirus is a threat that is very real, but we cannot see the virus. I relate this invisibility to the public health crisis of Domestic Violence."

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PRISON & JAIL MINISTRIES

Why Followers of Jesus Should Oppose Capital Punishment

May 26, 2021

Recently, there has been a rise in the number of executions of people on death row, particularly by the federal government. For decades, there have been debates over the use of capital punishment as a sentence for serious criminal offenses. What does the Bible say about capital punishment? Should followers of Jesus Christ, who was executed himself, oppose the use of capital punishment? Learn from a chaplain who has worked on death row in Florida for many years why followers of Jesus should be opposed to the use of capital punishment.

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Dean Bucalos

Mission Specialist, Prison and Jail Ministries Affinity Group
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HOMELESSNESS

Chain Reaction Ministries provides freedom of transportation to those in need through a ministry of bicycle recycling.