The Sun Is Up: One Minister’s Awakening to Racial Reconciliation

Presenter: Martha Kearse Follow one pastor’s journey of coming to understand what the true issues are that keep white Christians from understanding, and offering justice to, black people. Learn how the theology of hospitality can help us to move forward in understanding where it is that we have broken faith with our black brothers and…

Disaster Preparedness

Presenter: Rick Burnette Get an overview of CBF’s approach related to domestic disaster response with a special focus on the partnership of CBF congregations, state/regional organizations and CBF Disaster Response. Rick Burnette is a Cooperative Baptist Fellowship field personnel appointed to coordinate and manage the United States domestic disaster mitigation and response efforts in collaboration…

From Awareness to Engagement: How your Church Can Fight Human Trafficking

Presenters:  Kathy Kania (Life 107 Ministries), Pam Strickland (Eastern NC Stop Human Trafficking Now), Patricia Witt (Partners Against Human Trafficking in NC) The presenters are all members of the leadership team for the North Carolina Coalition Against Human Trafficking. NCCAHT is a statewide network of nonprofits, agencies and other organizations that work together to fight…

A Muslim American’s Reflections of a Post-9/11 America

Presenter:  Naijla Faizi A southerner to her core, Naijla grew up in North Carolina where she often carried the burden of being the only Muslim her friends and local community had ever met. At Wake Forest University, Naijla and the Muslim community were confronted with a variety of challenges including an Islamophobic hate campaign against…

The Body of Christ: Racial Reconciliation Curriculum

The Body of Christ is a five-week racial reconciliation curriculum produced by the CBFNC Racial Reconciliation ministry team. Consider where this curriculum could be presented in your church – i.e. staff, Sunday school, small groups, leadership teams, deacons. View a five-minute curriculum introduction given by CBFNC Executive Coordinator Larry Hovis and other leaders in the…