Statement on Asian American Racial Violence

CBFNC Executive Coordinator Larry Hovis responds to the recent violence and racism toward Asian Americans. “Our nation recently witnessed more acts of racial violence, this time directed at Asian Americans. As Cooperative Baptists we stand firmly against all forms of racism and related violence and we decry the events that took place in Atlanta. I…

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2021 CBFNC Virtual Annual Gathering

The 2021 CBFNC Annual Gathering will be a little different this year. Because of the ongoing pandemic, our time together will be completely virtual on Thursday, March 18 and Friday, March 19 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Though we will miss gathering with you in-person, we hope you will still join us online for this annual…

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An Appeal to Our Fellowship

Over the past week our nation has processed the horrific, violent images on our screens of the events that took place at the U.S. Capitol on Epiphany – January 6, 2021. I was proud to join other CBF state and regional coordinators in condemning the actions of the rioters who stormed the Capitol (https://cbfnc.org/blessed-are-the-peacemakers/). I…

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BLESSED ARE THE PEACEMAKERS

CBFNC Executive Coordinator Larry Hovis has joined with other CBF state and regional leadership to issue the following statement:   BLESSED ARE THE PEACEMAKERS (Mt. 5:9) A Response to Violence at The United States Capitol by CBF State and Regional Coordinators As Baptist Leaders who represent a rich tradition of faith, freedom and responsibility, we…

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Advent Series: Love

“For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him may not perish but may have eternal life” (John 3:16) I took a quick tour through the Baptist Hymnal (1991) in the sections labeled “Advent” and “Birth.” I was curious as to which words showed up…

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Welcome House Expansion Set to Expand Efforts to Combat Homelessness

From the CBF Blog By Caleb Mynatt As a very well-known faith-based charitable organization in North Carolina, Welcome House has had a tremendous impact on hundreds of people. Now, with expansion in sight, they’re calling on local communities and congregations to help them impact thousands Founded by Kim and Marc Wyatt, Cooperative Baptist Fellowship field…

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