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Rev. Dr. Ben Bohren
XPLOR, STORIES

NBA XPLOR Residency Takes A Disciples Village…

Rev. Dr. Ben Bohren   |   April 18, 2018

Where did NBA XPLOR originate and how did it happen? The story shows how Disciples partnerships are one of the best things for our present and future.

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2017 NBA XPLOR Residents in St. Louis, MO
XPLOR, STORIES

St. Louis House Visits Bedford

NBA XPLOR St. Louis House   |   April 11, 2018

We are grateful for the relationships between NBA XPLOR Residents and Disciples churches, for their host congregations and the ones they came from.

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2017-18 NBA XPLOR Resident Ingrid Cedeno
XPLOR, STORIES

Crece donde estás plantado (Grow where you are planted)

Ingrid Cedeno   |   April 04, 2018

For 10 months, NBA XPLOR Residents live away from their homes and families. But that doesn't mean they forget where they come from or who they are.

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XPLOR, STORIES

Thoughts on the XPLOR Cornerstones

Amethyst Kelly   |   March 28, 2018

NBA XPLOR's four cornerstones ground the Residency experience in hands-on care and service. But that doesn't mean agreeing to live by them is easy.

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A photograph from Resident Ashlyn Reynolds's Sanctuaries series
XPLOR, STORIES

Sanctuaries

Ashlyn Reynolds   |   March 21, 2018

For many, church is a space of refuge and safety. One XPLOR Resident sought to capture that with a camera, but found her beliefs on faith challenged.

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Webinar: Building a Congregation-Based Mental Health Ministry
MENTAL HEALTH INITIATIVE

Webinar: Building a Congregation-Based Mental Health Ministry

April 26, 2018

Across the church, faith-filled Disciples are desiring to build mental health ministries in their local congregations. However, mental health and wellness is a broad, multilayered, and complex topic to address in the church. Often, passionate people are left feeling overwhelmed and unclear how to pull it off. Join us as our presenters share the practical realities of starting such a ministry, their discernment process, and what’s next on the journey!

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Rebecca Hale

Executive Vice President
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CHILDREN / YOUTH / FAMILY, YOUNG ADULTS

Child Saving Institute provides a safe haven and healing for thousands of innocent young victims of family crisis, neglect and abuse.