Hiding in Plain Sight: Tribalism
Today’s post is part of a series to help us take what we learn on Sunday into the rest of the week. These posts summarize the main points from the week’s sermon and include questions for continued reflection and prayer. The posts in this series are written by members of our church’s Adult Christian Formation…
A Response to Charlottesville Voilence
The change we need will take more than words. The president of our church’s denomination, Converge, suggests four responses. I grew up in Virginia. Specifically, I grew up in the western part, the Shenandoah Valley, where I lived the first 24 years of my life. The area is stunningly picturesque, particularly in October, when the…
Invitation to Open Prayer
We live in turbulent times. The recent election has polarized communities and even families. Protests arise in city-centers. Pundits try to make sense of voter turnout and failed polls. And on a local level, everyone seems a little less comfortable and willing to make eye-contact. Where is the church in the midst of this? Where…
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…
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…
Ways to Worship—Not Worry—This Election Season
“I want this election cycle to move my heart to worship.” Take a look at this great list from The Gospel Coalition: 4 Ways to Worship—Not Worry—This Election Season.