Equality vs. Equity

In a sermon on June 14, 2020, Pastor Bobby helped us understand justice as “meeting needs through practical deeds.” Oftentimes in Scripture, justice is restorative and is accomplished by giving people what they need. This doesn’t mean giving everyone the same thing. We often think that equality is the way to bring about justice, but…

A Statement Against Racism from North Shore Pastors

North Shore Community Baptist Church is one of over 10 churches in the North Shore Gospel Partnership (NSGP). The NSGP is a multi-denominational network of churches collaborating for the advancement of Jesus’ mission to transform the North Shore of Boston. The NSGP recently published a statement denouncing racism, repenting of our part in perpetuating it,…

5 Recommended Resources on Racial Reconciliation

Four North Shore pastors started a conversation last week on racial justice and the church. One of the takeaways from the talk was to continue learning the history of racial injustice and listening to the stories of those who are different from you. Here are five resources recommended by the North Shore Gospel Partnership to…

Three Takeaways from “Let’s Talk: Racial Justice and the Church”

On Thursday evening, May 28, the North Shore Gospel Partnership, a collaboration of churches in Essex County, hosted a virtual live event titled Let’s Talk: Racial Justice and the Church. The conversation was honest and vulnerable as pastors shared their own experiences with racism and offered wisdom for how Christians can faithfully embody a commitment…