‘I Can’t Breathe’ gathering in Collegeville

“For 8 minutes and 46 seconds George Floyd struggled to breathe as the oppressive knee of domination and dehumanization pressed down on his neck,” said Rev. Dr. Aidsand Wright-Riggins, Acting Executive Director of New Baptist Covenant. Wright-Riggins, who is also...

McMahan King ends year-long transition with New Baptist Covenant

By Lindsay Bergstrom Hannah McMahan King, co-executive director of New Baptist Covenant, has finished a year-long transition process and completed her time with New Baptist Covenant on March 31 to pursue other career goals. “New Baptist Covenant has been a true...

A ‘New’ Baptist Covenant

By Dr. Aidsand F. Wright-RigginsActing Executive Director I miss reciting the Church Covenant that my home congregation performed every First Sunday evening.  From the age of five until I began seminary at age 21, I was one of the hundreds of members of my church who...

Words for the journey — April 2020

Hannah McMahan King, our much-loved Executive Director has completed her tenure with new Baptist Covenant.  For 13 years, Hannah has been at the helm of this movement. She was identified by the late Jimmy Allen and appointed by President Carter in 2007 as our...

Words for the journey — February 2020

Greetings, Several years ago, a popular fast food chain launched a marketing campaign for Black History Month titled “365 Black.” The theme of the campaign was to celebrate African-American history and culture all year, and not just in February. Their...

Building on the legacy of MLK

By Lindsay Bruehl Friendship-West Baptist Church and Wilshire Baptist Church in Dallas hosted their third annual “A King Teach In” at Friendship-West Baptist. This is part of our covenantal relationship, formed in part with help from New Baptist Covenant,...

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