Once again, the body of Christ has been called upon by God to witness to the creative power of love, Justice, mercy and righteousness over the cruel and infernal powers of darkness that has usurped God’s creation and bent it to the will of political corruption, cruelty, avarice and greed.
In various and sundry times throughout its history the Christian Church has been called upon by exigent circumstances in its native context to respond spiritually to social, cultural, economic and political crises.
We come to this historical moment deeply disturbed by the overwhelming confluence of troubling dynamics that have converged in a potentially devastating tide of spiritual, political and cultural chaos.
PNBC Social Justice Commission Remembers Civil Rights Icon Rep. John Lewis. “The time is always right to do what is right.” – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
The Progressive National Baptist Convention, Inc. Celebrates the life and witness of one of our Convention’s beloved soldiers, Congressman, The Rev. John Robert Lewis, a National treasure and legendary Civil and Human Rights Icon.
On April 18, 2020 under the leadership of the Twenty-first President, Dr. Timothy Stewart, the Board of Directors of the Progressive National Baptist Convention, Inc. unanimously agreed upon a virtual Fifty-ninth Annual Session and authorized the President to use the influence of his office to usher the idea into reality.
As we preach, teach, and practice the unconditional love of Jesus Christ, we must not be afraid to identify a lynching before our very eyes.
On January 21, 2020 a young man in Washington State was diagnosed with novel coronavirus (covid-19), by February 26th we had our first case with a citizen with no travel history and by March 13th the President declared we had a national emergency as the pandemic reached all corners of the world.
Regretfully, we announced the passing and home-going of another Progressive sister, Mother Jessie W. Jordan (Oklahoma City, OK), affectionately known as “Mama J,” on January 21, 2020. At 105 years young, the Lord allowed her to take her eternal rest from earthly labor to receiving her eternal reward.
We invite you to read our declarations and join us as we confront and resist the evils of The Lie of white supremacy, Mass Incarceration, Cultural exploitation, Theft of land and labor and Misogyny.