Words for the journey — February 2019

February is Black History Month. It is a time when we remember and celebrate the contributions and triumphs of our African-American sisters and brothers. Far too often their accomplishments and contributions have been erased from our history books or retold in ways...

Remembering Dr. Jimmy Allen

I remember running into Dr. Allen at a CBF gathering one time. We were staying on the same floor of the hotel and stood waiting together for the elevator to come. When the next elevator arrived, it was already packed full of people. Never one to pass up the...

Love came down at Christmas

Dear Friends,   A few weeks before Christmas, in the year 1223, Saint Francis of Assisi staged the first recorded nativity scene in a small Italian town called Greccio. It was a reenactment of when love came to earth in the inconvenient form of an infant child.   ...

A word for the journey – December 2018

This Sunday marks the beginning of Advent. It is in this time, when the days grow short and the nights long, that we are reminded to wait for the coming of the light in the darkness. Churches across the nation will pull out their advent wreaths and light the first of...

A word for the journey — October 2018

Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ, It is a great privilege to invite you to join us at the NBC Summit in Atlanta Oct 15-17, 2018. This year we will celebrate 10 years of the New Baptist Covenant working to advance racial justice in and through the Baptist Church....

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