A message fromDr. Timothy Stewart, President
The Progressive National Baptist Convention, Inc., (PNBC) is a vital Baptist denomination with an estimated membership of 2.5 million people. PNBC was formed to give full voice, sterling leadership and active support to the American and world fight for human freedom. The convention was the convention -denominational home and platform for the late Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., who addressed every annual session of the Convention until his death in 1968. New generations of Progressive Baptists are continuing the struggle for full voter registration, education and participation in society, economic empowerment and development, and the realization of universal human rights and total human liberation for all people.
PNBC’s charge is “equipping pastors and churches to be effective in ministry and lifting our voice on behalf of the voiceless.”
PNBC is the premier prophetic Christian body that proclaims The Gospel’s social justice message and equips church leadership to meet the needs of the voiceless across the globe.
In Pursuit of Wholeness: Recovery of the Sacred, Revitalization of The Community, Maximization of Our Potential, Promotion of Unity