Converge Responds: Las Vegas
The president of our church’s denomination, Converge, responds to the recent shooting in Las Vegas: Monday morning I made the long drive from Arizona to California to join our team at the Exponential West Church Planting Conference. Converge exists to help people meet, know and follow Jesus by starting and strengthening churches together worldwide, so…
Rejoicing in God with Us
“…where morning dawns and evening fades you call forth songs of joy.” —Psalm 65:8 As many of our brothers and sisters at NSCBC know, on October 22, 2016 we lost our youngest son to metastatic adenocarcinoma pancreatic cancer at the age of 39. I believe that, since we arrived here on July 6 to join…
Hopeful Expectation
“What does your faith have to do with how you approach your day-to-day tasks at work?” This question was posed to a guest speaker in our Sunday School class about the integration of faith and work recently. “I have more hope for people than I might otherwise,” he replied. “My organization works with people who…
Sermon Scraps: A Community of Hope
In yesterday’s sermon, Pastor Bobby shared from 1 Peter about how we should be a community that holds up the hope we have in Jesus Christ. We can be different, like this small village in Le Chambon that saved thousands of Jews during WWII because they cared for others more than they cared for themselves….
Call to Prayer in Response to Shootings
We cry out to God as we see and experience the brokenness in our world. Recently, a handful of shootings have resulted in lives lost and hearts unsettled. North Shore Community Baptist Church is part of the denomination Converge (formerly Baptist General Conference). The President of Converge has written this response and call to prayer for the…
Ministering to Women in Prison
Three days a week, every week, inmates at the “Women in Transition” (WIT) minimum-security prison in Salisbury have the opportunity to hear the gospel and learn about God’s love, plan and way for them. Ladies arrive at WIT after having served most of their time at MCI-Framingham, Massachusetts’s primary women’s prison. Ninety-five percent of them…
Orlando Shooting: A Response
Many have been devastated by the news of those who were killed and wounded in Orlando during the nightclub shooting early Sunday morning, June 12. We mourn with those who lost loved ones and pray for physical and emotional healing for the others affected. North Shore Community Baptist Church is part of the denomination Converge…
Sermon Scraps: Sunday’s Coming
In last Sunday’s sermon, Pastor Bobby referenced a powerful message by S.M. Lockridge: It’s Friday, but Sunday’s Comin’! Take a look at the brief portion of his sermon and be reminded today of the living hope we have in Christ!