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,…

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…

The Risks of Corporate Prayer

Maybe you’re like the Danish writer Søren Kierkegaard, who was suspicious of groups of people. “The crowd,” he claimed, “is untruth.” Now imagine how dangerous a crowd might be if it acted in the name of God. But when the people of God pray together in the Bible, we mostly don’t see them acting at…

Who We Want to Be as a Church

We live in a context where the wider community does not always share our basic Christian beliefs and values. We have many friends, family-members, and co-workers who are either suspicious or apathetic towards the truth-claims of the Gospel. Culturally speaking, we are increasingly marginalized in the media, politics, and educational academy. We love the North…