Contributor: Heber Brown

Rev. Dr. Heber Brown, III is pastor of Pleasant Hope Baptist Church in Baltimore, Maryland and Founding Director of Orita’s Cross Freedom School and the Black Church Food Security Network.

Can Churches Build when the Walls Seem to Be Falling Down?

Creating New Imagination to Restore the Heart of Today's Church

This past January, the church I pastor, Pleasant Hope Baptist Church in Baltimore, Maryland, had its own “come to Jesus” moment during our Annual Church Meeting.  I had done my due diligence all year — studying the latest data regarding church growth trends and reading articles that examined societal shifts impacting congregations across the country.  Not much... Read more