Baptist Christians must dive fearlessly into the white supremacist and pro-slavery histories of their religion and congregations, Camille Loomis Rehnborg said during a webinar hosted by the Baptist History and Heritage Society. “We need not fear the discomfort we might…
Some SC pastors reporting Dorian damage, power outages
A number of Cooperative Baptist Fellowship pastors have reported they and their congregations to be safe on Thursday morning as Hurricane Dorian was just few miles east of Charleston, South Carolina. That was the news via e-mail to Baptist News…
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Millennials want authenticity from church, not red carpets and gimmicks
Congregations lamenting the dwindling presence of young adults from church and faith often need only to look within for the solutions.
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CBF church offers ‘open door’ to Hispanic community with legal aid ministry
“Can you imagine living in a place where you didn’t think there were even 50 people who cared about you?”
That’s why Blake Hart and Oakland Baptist Church, SC are partnering to renew God’s world through Puerta Abierta, a Department of Justice-accredited organization helping immigrants in Rock Hill access vital legal assistance for issues in the areas of naturalization, family-based immigration, temporary legal status, crimes of domestic violence and more.
‘God don’t make junk’: Transformed vision prompted transformed community in S.C. neighborhood
Metanoia, a grassroots, asset-based community development ministry founded in 2002, is changing lives and perceptions in a North Charleston, S.C., neighborhood.
Metanoia lives into its name as community’s opportunities flourish
According to Merriam-Webster, “metanoia” is a Greek word describing “a transformative change of heart.” A faith-based non-profit in South Carolina has lived into that definition in remarkable ways, observers say.
Photo Gallery: Metanoia in photos
All photos taken in this photo gallery of Metanoia are by Stephen B. Morton. In this series, we learn what happens when a community rejects traditional concepts of charity but instead taps the existing human and physical resources of a community…
Latino churches adapting to declining Hispanic identity, pastor says
It would be understandable for pastors of Hispanic churches in the United States to worry about new data showing that Latino identity is fading across generations. Wouldn’t that ultimately portend membership declines for ethnic congregations as fewer and fewer self-identify…