‘Haunted, yet hopeful’: DC partners confront history of racism

By Julie Pennington-RussellOn a frigid Saturday morning in February, some fifty women, men and children from First Baptist Church here in Washington, D.C., where I serve as pastor, and from Nineteenth Street Baptist Church, led by the Rev. Dr. Darryl Roberts—two...

Charlottesville CofA co-hosts MLK event

Former President and CEO of the NAACP Cornell Brooks was the keynote speaker at the 34th Martin Luther King Jr. Community Celebration in Charlottesville, Va, hosted by the 50-member Charlottesville Clergy Collective and NBC Covenant of Action partners New Beginnings...

Why I support New Baptist Covenant

By Patrick Andrson As a Baptist seeking to be a follower of Jesus, I am drawn to the New Baptist Covenant because of the unique ministry it facilitates, that of racial reconciliation. White persons who claim to follow Jesus have a lot to answer for. Colonialism,...

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