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Jeff Roberts serves as senior pastor at Trinity Baptist Church in Raleigh, N.C. He is a native of Knoxville, Tenn., and a graduate of the University of Tennessee, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, and Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He has served churches in Tennessee, Kentucky, and North Carolina. He has served on various denominational councils and committees for the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina and the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship of North Carolina. He is a member of the Governing Board of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship. He is a founding member of the Raleigh Midtown Alliance Board and was named “Raleigh Midtown Hero” in 2017 for his work in North Hills and Midtown Raleigh. He is the 2004 recipient of the Revis Scholar Award at Campbell University. He is the author of “Embracing the Journey,” a collection of sermons published in 2016.
This week I took the unusual step of posting a direct appeal to Facebook. This message has been welling up inside of me for several weeks, and as a preacher, I was compelled to tell it. I asked my congregation…