Celebrating Ben Bohren, new XPLOR Residents, and more! 

The Rev. Dr. Ben Bohren
NBA Leadership Fund:
Celebrating 50 Years in Ministry

This September, our very own Ben Bohren will celebrate 50 years in ministry! We are excited to announce that, in partnership with Christian Church Foundation, we are creating the Rev. Dr. Ben Bohren NBA Leadership Fund, which will support NBA's mission with a priority for leadership development programs, such as NBA XPLOR. Learn more about this fund and make your gift in honor of Ben today. We are excited to celebrate with Ben and grateful for your support! 

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Welcoming the 2016-17
NBA XPLOR Residents!

This month, we will welcome 23 new NBA XPLOR Residents to begin living and serving in 6 host sites across the country. Read more about these fantastic young adults below, and stay tuned as we'll have more to share about this year's host teams, congregations, community engagement sites, and orientation at XPLOR Laboratory in the coming days and weeks! Read more >>

NBA Incubate Spotlight:
Gomer's House

Gomer's House is a peer-led outpatient/support program and transitional housing for individuals and families working on addiction recovery and a variety of social-emotional issues. As an integrated auxiliary ministry of Trees of Righteousness Christian Church, Gomer's House serves Portland, OR, and Vancouver, WA. Pastor Milele Hobbs shares this testimony from a Gomer’s House support program participant. Read more >>

Mental Health Resource:
Time to Protest, Time to Rest

As activists, we often seem to put ourselves last when it comes to safety, well-being, and mental health. Read on about the psychological risks of activism and how to maintain better balance and wellness. Learn more >>

NBA Incubate SENT Seminar: Apply Today!

The "2016 SENT Seminar: Equipping Social ENTrepreneurs for Leadership and Change" is designed for Disciples and their leadership teams who are starting new health and social services ministries. The four-day seminar will be held September 14-17  in the Kansas City area. The deadline to apply is Monday, August 8!
Learn more and apply >> 
General Assembly Registration Is Open! 
Learn more and register for the 2017 General Assembly, to be held July 8-12, 2017, in Indianapolis.
We look forward to seeing you there next year! 
Upcoming Events

NBA Incubate SENT Seminar: Equipping Social ENTrepreneurs for Leadership and Change

September 14-17, 2016
Marillac Center
Leavenworth, KS (Kansas City area)

View flyer >>
Learn more and register >>
Get Involved

Get involved with a Disciples health and social service ministry in
your area. Learn more >>

Learn about the NBA Incubate Initiative. More info >>

View the Disciples Care Exchange Partner Directory.
More info >>
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