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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...

Selma Study Guide

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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...

Advent Preparations for Courage: Courage Leads to Joy

The angel said to her, “Do not be afraid, Mary, for you have found favor with God. And now, you will conceive in your womb and bear a son, and you will name him Jesus. He will be great, and will be called the Son of the Most High, and the Lord God will give to him the...

So We Go to Church Tomorrow…

Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Hurt and pain drove many to the polls on November 8, 2016. Hurt and pain is what many are feeling today. There are fresh wounds now; other wounds have been around for a long time. The deep gulfs that divide our communities are on full...

Homecoming: The Time To Take A Stand and Take A Knee

By: Charles Watson, Jr “Bro, don’t mess this up for us! We do everything together; why not win this together too?” I was nominated to be on the Homecoming Court my senior year of high school. My school, keeping in line with the other traditions in rural areas in the...

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