Come, Lord Jesus.

Dear brothers & sisters in Christ, In the space of only eleven days, we have witnessed two horrific mass shootings in our nation. On May 14, an 18-year-old self-described white supremacist killed ten black people and injured three others at a grocery store in Buffalo, New York. On May 24, at an elementary school in…

Care Boxes for Ukrainian Families

We have been watching and hearing stories about the invasion of Ukraine for almost three months. The devastation continues to grow and the Ukrainian people continue to flee their homes. Our fellowship is filled with churches and individuals who are eager to help in tangible ways. But it can be hard knowing how best to respond…

Passing of Dr. Randall Lolley

Dear friends, Today, we share the sad news that Dr. Randall Lolley received his eternal reward Monday, March 21, 2022 when he passed from this earth and into the presence of our Lord. While we grieve the loss of such a great Baptist leader, we celebrate the full life he lived for 90 years, serving…

Disaster Response for Kentucky & the Midwest

We have all been shocked and saddened to see the images of the devastation wrought in the midwest by unusual December tornadoes, especially in Kentucky. CBFNC ministry partner, Baptists on Mission, who are early responders, are sending teams to Bowling Green, KY. More information can be found here: https://baptistsonmission.org/Mission-Projects/By-Mission-Type/Disaster-Relief/Kentucky-Tornadoes CBF Disaster Response is not a first responder…

Urgent Needs for Afghan Veterans

For the last several months, CBFNC has been working with our missions partners at Welcome House Raleigh (CBF Field Personnel Kim and Marc Wyatt) to assist with the influx of Afghan veterans locating in North Carolina after the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan. We are thrilled to see so many churches stepping up to help and…

Church Helps Downtown Neighbors at Christmastime

By Leah Anderson Reed Minister with Community, First Baptist-Raleigh   In 1980, First Baptist Church in Raleigh started what would become a foundational ministry in its downtown neighborhood.  After seeing so much need from the community at the church’s doorstep, a small group of congregants began a clothing closet in the sanctuary’s empty basement. Other…

A First Thanksgiving

When we think of the first Thanksgiving, images of English colonists and native Wampanoag people often come to mind. History tells us they gathered together in 1621 to celebrate a successful harvest, marking an extraordinary moment when two vastly different cultures came together. It was an occasion where different races of people who didn’t speak…

2021 CBFNC Annual Report

The 2020-2021 CBFNC Annual Report, Facing the Challenge, is now available on our website. You may view it online or download a PDF. We also have printed copies in the CBFNC office available for pick up or mail by request. Download a PDF  View it online CBFNC Executive Coordinator Larry Hovis shares that churches are…