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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Advent Series: Proclaim

“When they had seen him, they spread the word concerning what had been told them about this child,” (Luke 2:17). Even though we Baptists have learned to join the larger Christian church and observe Advent during the four weeks leading up to Christmas, most of us don’t really wait until December 25 to celebrate the…

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Gifts Bags of Welcome

Embracing vulnerable neighbors right here in our own communities has been the mission priority for CBFNC and our churches for over five years now.   Especially during Advent, it’s quite common for CBFNC staff to field questions from church leaders across the state looking for alternatives to some of the larger, more well-known Christmas mission opportunities.…

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