Mourning and Hope in Violent Times: Practical Steps Toward Understanding and Change graphic

Mourning and Hope in Violent Times: Practical Steps Toward Understanding and Change

By Alex on July 12th, 2016 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Mourning the violence this week feeling somewhat helpless in response, I attended Harbor Community Church this past Sunday.  Pastor James Welch delivered a powerful sermon exhorting the white community to seek a new understanding of recent events and to act in solidarity with our brothers and sisters of racial minorities, who undergo both subtle and […]

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Racial Reconciliation in the SBC, by Pastor Larry Johnson graphic

Racial Reconciliation in the SBC, by Pastor Larry Johnson

By Alex on July 1st, 2016 in Blog, Church Health | No Comments

During the 2016 SBC Annual Meeting, the messengers overwhelmingly approved a resolution that called on Southern Baptists to reject the display of the Confederate Battle Flag. Messengers had varying opinions on the resolution. Some said the stance was overdue, and the SBC needed to take the step to further foster racial reconciliation within our convention […]

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The Heroes Among Us graphic

The Heroes Among Us

By Jack Hunter on November 15th, 2014 in Church Health | No Comments

Of NOBA’s 125 churches and missions, 43 are African-American, Spanish speaking, or Asian congregations. We are the most ethically diverse association in the state. The SBC is beginning to reflect the diversity of our faith community in New Orleans, with about 10,000 “ethnic” congregations among the 46,124 churches of the SBC.

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