A New Year’s Message

Friends & Partners,   This time of year is characterized by contrasting emotions. At Advent we feel anticipation, expectation and hope. At Christmas we feel wonder, awe and joy. On New Year’s Eve we feel exhilaration, joy and celebration. Then on January 2, we are jolted back into the humdrum of routine, daily life and…

Minister Search Process Conversations

CBFNC’s Ministerial Transitions Team hosts these conversations as shared learning experiences for representatives from search teams across our state. Each conversation focuses on a specific topic related to minister searches, whether your church is searching for a senior pastor or another pastoral staff position. Conversations are typically held the 2nd and 4th Mondays each month at 6:30…

Sabbatical Reflections Part 1: What I Did

This is the first article in a 3-part series about the recent sabbatical experience of CBFNC Executive Coordinator Larry Hovis   As I approached my 18th anniversary in the role of CBFNC executive coordinator, I found myself suffering from tremendous fatigue, brought about by cultural, congregational and organizational change. This change had been taking place…

Bullock Named Triangle Area Campus Minister

CBF of North Carolina is proud to announce that Reverend Adrian Bullock has been hired as the Triangle area campus minister. Encompassing NC State, Duke and UNC-Chapel Hill, Adrian will manage the existing Cooperative Baptist Student Fellowship (CBSF) ministries, as well as cultivate new discipleship and leadership opportunities for undergraduate students. With support from two…

Meet the Romania Mission Immersion Team

When war broke out in Ukraine, long-time CBF ministry partner organization Project Ruth, located in Bucharest, Romania, knew they had to respond. The team at Project Ruth that typically runs a school providing education to those affected by poverty, began transforming their space into a shelter for refugees from the war. They also started preparing 4:7…

Stories of Our Fellowship

Welcome House Fayetteville In this video story, Susie Reeder, minister of missions at Snyder Memorial Baptist Church in Fayetteville, shares how this church has used its property for missions over the years. It started with a single mission house serving a variety of needs over the years. Then in 2021, that house became Welcome House…