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....

Words for the Journey – August 2018

By Hannah McMahan When I was a little girl, there was an older man in my church who scared me.   Mr. Sanders was stern, unpredictable and would yell at children who made the mistake of stumbling into his path. He walked with a limp. It was a condition that seemed to...

A Black Baptist Reflection About the Fourth of July in 2017

Judge Wendell Griffin We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness. Samuel DuBose.  Philando...

Duke Leadership Announcement

New Baptist Covenant has been selected to receive a Leadership Development Grant from Leadership Education at Duke Divinity. These grants of up to $50,000 help Christian institutions nurture the leadership of staff and partners in ministry in a yearlong project....

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