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Words for the journey — November 2020

Bless the Lord, O my soul,    and all that is within me,    bless his holy name.2 Bless the Lord, O my soul,    and do not forget all his benefits—3 who forgives all your iniquity,    who heals all your diseases,4 who redeems your life from the Pit,    who crowns you...

Vote! Your life depends on it.

This year has been trying for all of us. From the global pandemic and the uptick in police violence to the increasing divide across political and racial divides, it has been an exhausting year. Now is not the time for us to sit back or stand idly by.  November 3 is...

Words for the journey — October 2020

A narcissistic Nietzscheanism has pervaded and perverted the national political landscape. For over a decade, our now 45th President of the United States seems to have used Friedrich Nietzsche's The Birth of Tragedy, On Genealogy of Morals, and The Will to Power as...

Words for the journey — September 2020

More than 200,000 souls have been lost to COVID-19. Raging fires continue to gobble up lives and livelihoods on the west coast of the country. White supremacy exposes its ugly face as a significant percentage of our citizens deny the humanity and validity of black...

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 preferences for...

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