Friday Feature: What are We Learning?

By J. Scott Hudgins CBFNC Director of Helping Pastor’s Thrive In late March my congregation, like many others, established a special task force on the COVID-19 pandemic to help our staff and church navigate through this remarkable season of our church’s life. Often at the beginning of each meeting (by Zoom, of course), my pastor…

Racial Equity & Justice Webinar

As churches and leaders reframe their ministries for this summer due to Covid-19, it provides an opportunity to deepen the conversation on the current racial tension in our nation. We have revised the final week of the “What’s Next” series to continue the conversation about racial equity & justice. Dr. Curtis Freeman (Director of Baptist House…

Place of Privilege

By Andy Jung CBFNC Associate Executive Coordinator Over the last week, as I watched the images of the protests filled with pain and outrage, I’ve felt sadness and grief. I empathize with the pain of the black community that has led to the massive protests. The systemic racism that has existed for over 400 years…

The Talk Every Black Boy Receives

Ahmaud, Breonna, Christian, George, and The Talk Every Black Boy Receives OPINION BY TIMOTHY PEOPLES, as posted by Baptist News Global, May 29, 2020 I was having an at-home physical. You may be familiar with them; you have to get one for life insurance coverage. I guessed my blood pressure would be high, given the…