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Mother’s Day Offering 2018

For resources and more information on the Mother’s Day Offering GO HERE! The gifts of North Carolina Baptists to the Mother’s Day Offering and the wonderful care of Wake Forest Baptist Health had a tremendous impact on the road to healing for Holly Beasley, Rev. Gary McCollough and for Martha Holt after the death of […]

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Q&A with Nashville, NC, Police Chief Thomas Bashore on substance abuse program

  Nashville NC Police Department Breaks with Tradition and Provides HOPE to Drug Users   Interview by Melanie Raskin It’s not your typical law enforcement model, to invite people with opioid addiction to come to the police department, turn in their drugs and get treatment help, with no judgment, no arrest and no jail. But […]

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Workshop: faith-based assets & population health, March 22

  National Academies’ Roundtable on Population Health Improvement “Faith – Health Collaboration to Improve Population Health Workshop.” Shaw University, Raleigh, NC. March 22. REGISTER HERE Workshop exploring faith-based assets and population health By Gary Gunderson How do we work with those social structures of faith in collaboration with government and private entities such as hospitals? Good question. That’s exactly […]

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Free Seminar: Building Resiliency in Uncertain Times

  Building Resiliency in Uncertain Times February 19,  5:30 – 7 pm Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center Campus, Chapel Basement Conference Room Humans have a remarkable healing wisdom innate within our very bodies. Learning how to utilize this wisdom by understanding the brain science and how to regulate our responses to stress and trauma can […]

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Q&A: Urban Ministry’s Dale Mullennix, Charlotte, NC

  Housing Is Healthcare at Charlotte’s Moore Place Apartments for the Homeless: A Q&A with Urban Ministry’s Dale Mullennix   Interview by Melanie Raskin “Housing is healthcare.” That’s the point of view of Charlotte, NC’s Urban Ministry. Their Moore Place apartments for the chronically-homeless replaces the approximate $39,000 per person per year societal band-aid of […]

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