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  • Lenten Lectionary Notes Lent 1A Matthew 4:1-11


    Lent is here. We are standing with one foot pointed backward toward Epiphany and the other foot, kicking at the dust of ashes as we point ourselves toward Jerusalem, toward what we know is ahead: betrayal, crucifixion and a day of darkness. More Info

  • Ash Wednesday Year A Caught or Taught: Lessons on Prayer Matthew 6:1-21


    Growing up in a Baptist church the way I learned to pray was more “caught” than “taught.” My family attended Wednesday night prayer meeting, and that is what we did—pray! More Info

  • Orangeburg Massacre Commemoration—South Carolina State University, Orangeburg, S.C.


    Feb. 8, 1968, on the campus of South Carolina State College (now University) in Orangeburg, S.C., three students were killed by police during a demonstration protesting the segregated bowling alley near the campus. More Info

  • Northside Drive Baptist Church Offers Sanctuary in the midst of Atlanta Snowstorm


    James Lamkin, pastor of Northside Drive Baptist Church in Atlanta, wrote this article for the church’s e-newsletter the morning after the snowstorm that hit the city last month. More Info

  • “Engaging Multiculturalism” — Announcing an Annual Gathering Opportunity


    Cody J. Sanders, co-coordinator, Racial Justice & Multiculturalism Community More Info

  • Clergy Self-Care and the Holidays


    Ministering to your congregation during Advent can be full of joy, but it can also leave you drained, sick, and counting the days until a much-needed vacation. How can you keep that from happening again this year? Intentionality is key. More Info