Spiritual Formation

Triennial 2021 with speaker Efrem Smith

With less than a year to go before Triennial 2021 in St. Paul, Minnesota, we are excited to announce that one of the key speakers for our time together will […]

Engaging in Racial Reconciliation

I came to the United States about fifteen years ago as a missionary to the Latinos living in this country. As an immigrant, I have a unique perspective and opinion […]


By Kent Carlson VP of Spiritual Formation Multiple surveys and our own personal experience demonstrate the truth that Millennials and Generation Z (people in their thirties, twenties, and teens) are […]

A First Nations Conversation

by Wayne Stapleton NAB VP of Cross-Cultural Engagement We are in a cultural moment when previously unheard voices are now being heard. In the church in North America, members of […]

Pursuing Reconciliation and Church Multiplication

Racial Discussion Last Thursday, nearly 150 of us gathered to hear from Wayne Stapleton, VP of Cross-Cultural Engagement, and his close friend Pastor Norflette Shumake as they spoke from deeply […]

Andy and Sara Wesner Post Assessment

Andy and Sara Wesner recently completed a Discovery Center put on by Excel Leadership Network, the NAB’s partner in church planting with the United States. Coming out of this assessment, […]

Having Racial Conversations

by Wayne Stapleton NAB VP of Cross-Cultural Engagement INTRODUCTION We need to grow in the church. We need transformation and healing. And one of the areas where healing is needed […]

Racial Righteousness in a World of Racism

by Wayne Stapleton NAB VP of Cross-Cultural Engagement As followers of Jesus and as members of the Executive Team of the North American Baptist Conference, we deplore the brutal killing […]