Good Friday in Jail

In 1963, Birmingham, Alabama was the most thoroughly segregated city in America. The Southern Christian Leadership Conference, at the invitation of the Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth, the Pastor of Bethel Baptist Church and the President of the Alabama Christian Movement for...

Georgia Covenant of Action Partners Host Joint Event

On Saturday, March 11, 2017, NBC Covenant of Action Partners CBF of Georgia and New Era Missionary Baptist Convention of Georgia held a joint youth March Madness event at the New Era Center in Griffin, Ga. About 100 youth and adults representing the two state...

Baptist Women–Pioneers in the Fight for Equality

          By: Rev. Elijah Zehyoue This Women’s history month, we here at the New Baptist Covenant have been highlighting and celebrating the various efforts of Baptist women in the fight for equality. Often, when we tell both the stories of...

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.–A PNBC Perspective

I have the honor and privilege of serving as General Secretary for the Progressive National Baptist Convention founded in 1961, the one Black Baptist body that would become the denominational home of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Having been denied a platform in the...

Advent Preparations for Courage: Love Like Joseph

“When Joseph awoke from sleep, he did as the angel of the Lord commanded him; he took her as his wife…” Matthew 1:24 The story of Jesus’ birth is so familiar that we are numbed to its subtler meanings. Issues of social justice and courage lie deep in this well-known...

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