Category : Take the Next Step
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By David Roach/KBC Communications Feb 10, 2012 WOODBURN, Ky. (BP) — “Is that church down there supposed to be a black church or a white church?” The question was intended as a complaint to pastor Tim Harris about Woodburn (Ky.) Baptist Church’s campus in nearby Franklin. But he took it as a compliment. “I say, if you can’t tell, we’re doing something right,” Harris said. “… It’s not mostly white with a few black folks or mostly black. You can’t […]

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A White Man’s Journey into Biblical Black History Coincidence or Cover-up? The unique presentation of Dr. Joel A. Freeman, a White man from Canada. He shares the journey he has taken in co-creating the book and film, Return to Glory: The Powerful Stirring of the Black Man. The book is endorsed by Bill Cosby, Julius Erving, Ben Carson, Tony Campolo, Tony Evans and many others. Dr. Freeman served as a veteran mentor/chaplain to the NBA Washington Bullets/Wizards for 19 years. […]

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According to February 5, 1964 edition of Baptist Press, “the Baptist Convention of Maryland adopted a resolution at its annual session [last] November ‘strongly’ urging member churches ‘to open their services of worship and instruction to men of all races, treating them without discrimination because of color in regard to fellowship and membership.’” At the time, two Baltimore-area churches (Gregory Memorial Baptist Church, Valley Baptist Church) and First Baptist Church of Cambridge, Md., among others, voted that race would not […]

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LAUREL, Md.–Mayor Craig A. Moe and City Council President Donna Crary have announced that the City of Laurel Annual Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King. Jr., will join with the annual “Sing for King” event scheduled for January 15, 2012 at First Baptist Church.  The City has been a sponsor of “Sing for King” in prior years. The combination of resources is being done with the expectation that a greater, more meaningful event will result. Mayor Moe stated that Dr. […]

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Bucas Sterling, senior pastor of Kettering Baptist Church in Upper Marlboro, Md., reflects on his visit to the Martin Luther King, Jr., memorial with fellow leaders from the BCM/D’s New Day in Race Relations effort.

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Chris McNairy, of the North American Mission Board of the Southern Baptist Convention, reflects on his visit to the Martin Luther King, Jr., memorial during an excursion with the BCM/D’s New Day in Race Relations group.

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Ernest Brown, from Capitol Heights Baptist Church in Capitol Heights, Md., reflects on his visit to the Martin Luther King, Jr., memorial with a group from the BCM/D’s New Day in Race Relations effort.

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Deacon George Davis from First Rock Baptist Church in Washington, D.C., had the privilege of attending the 1963 March on Washington when Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., gave his historical speech, “I Have A Dream.” He shares his thoughts on visiting the Martin Luther King, Jr., memorial in Washington, D.C., with a group involved in BCM/D’s New Day in Race Relations effort.

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John Hevey, associate pastor at Friendship Baptist Church in Sykesville, Md., shares about his experience with the BCM/D’s New Day in Race Relations effort while visiting the Martin Luther King, Jr., memorial in Washington, D.C.

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Harold Lafayette Dugger, Jr., a high school student from Capitol Heights Church, in Capitol Heights, Md., reflects on his visit to the Martin Luther King, Jr., memorial in Washington, D.C.

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