President's News



LA and MS: A Disaster Relief Appeal from the NBC, USA, Inc.

Background: Eleven people have died from torrential rain and flooding in southeastern Louisiana, which Gov. John Bel Edwards today described as "unprecedented" and …Read More

Camp NBC Salt Lake City was a BIG Success!

National Baptist Convention and Cabela’s Outdoor Fund Host Outdoor Event for Hundreds of Local Youth  Children, ages 8-15, enjoyed a variety of outdoor activities on Saturday, Aug. 6   SALT …Read More

NBC, USA, Inc. President's Perspective on Senseless Shootings

Once again our nation is faced with the reality of senseless shootings: Mr. Philando Castile in St. Paul, Minnesota, Mr. Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and five police officers in Dallas, Texas.  With …Read More

President Jerry Young's Message to the Delegates of the 111th Congress Annual Session

Greetings, Recently I read statistics that stated that of the 300 million people in America, 41 percent do not go to church, even on special holidays as Easter, Christmas, or on the first Sunday of a new year. Even more …Read More

Southern Baptists invite black Baptist leader to drive home message on race

Southern Baptists turned a sharp focus on racism during their annual meeting, welcoming the president of a historically black denomination in a rare address to their national gathering. “Those who would like to …Read More

President Young's Statement on Tragedy in Orlando, Florida

 Office of the President Reverend Dr. Jerry Young Statement on Tragedy in Orlando, Florida June 14, 2016 In response to the many questions and comments surrounding this horrific act of terror and hatred …Read More

NBC, USA, Inc. Partnership with Givelify

For More Information: Givelify for Churches, District Associations and State Conventions Giving to the National Baptist Convention The National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. …Read More

The Music & Worship Arts Auxiliary Celebrates 20 Years of Service

May 3, 2016     Dr. Angelique Banks-Coleman, President Music and Worship Arts Auxiliary National Baptist Convention USA, Inc.   Dear Dr. Coleman,   Congratulations to the Music …Read More

President Young continues to work with the SBC to address racial unity at meeting on June 14

  On Tuesday morning, June 14, immediately following SBC President Floyd's presidential address, the National Conversation on Racial Unity will begin. Dr. Young will speak on "Where we …Read More

SBC Invites Pres. Jerry Young to Annual Session to address prayer and racial unity

...With the theme of this year's June 14-15 gathering being "Awaken America: Reach the World -- Agree, Unite, Pray," (President) Floyd continues to point to passionate prayer as a critical tool for a …Read More

NBC, USA, Inc. Partners with the USDA to increase agricultural awareness and participation

USDA/NRCS and National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. Outreach Project   The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)/Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and  the National Baptist …Read More

NBC, USA, Inc. and Impact Network partner to provide coverage on events

The Impact Network is proud to announce a partnership with the National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. under the leadership of Dr. Jerry Young, President. The Impact Network will provide unprecedented coverage of the National …Read More

Floyd, NBCUSA talk racial unity in NY Times

NASHVILLE (BP) -- Southern Baptist Convention President Ronnie Floyd and National Baptist Convention President Jerry Young are featured in a Jan. 24th New York Times article on their continued efforts to bring racial healing in …Read More

Mid Winter Board Meeting Reports Recommendations

Board of Directors Report-Recommendations Dr. Jerry Young, President Dr. Calvin McKinney, General Secretary  |  Dr. Harry Blake, Vice President-at-Large January 14, 2016 (rev. …Read More

Young and Floyd Issue Joint Statement on Racial Injustice

Presidents Ronnie Floyd (SBC) and Jerry Young (NBC, USA, Inc.)     (CNN) Ronald Reagan once said that "all great change in America begins at the dinner table," and we agree. But, as ministers, …Read More

Presidents Young and Floyd (SBC) to form study group concerning racial reconciliation

JACKSON, Miss. (BP) -- Southern Baptist Convention President Ronnie Floyd and National Baptist Convention President Jerry Young have agreed to appoint a joint study group and perhaps a steering committee to continue dialogue …Read More

Baptist Leaders Unite to 'See Racism End in Our Generation'

November 7, 2015 Leaders of the nation's two largest Baptist denominations gathered in Mississippi for a summit centered on racial unity and reconciliation. Sponsored by Mission Mississippi, the Wednesday event …Read More

President Jerry Young to be key speaker at race relations summit

Race relations summit speakers announced   JACKSON, Miss. (BP) -- Leading pastors from the National Baptist Convention USA and the Southern Baptist Convention -- the nation's two largest Baptist …Read More

President Jerry Young's 2015 Annual Session Address

At the 135th Annual Session in Memphis, TN, Dr. Jerry Young's focused his Presidential Address on transitioning to the Denominational Model, Evangelism, and Comprehensive Christian …Read More

President Jerry Young Talks About Racial Unity

FIRST-PERSON: A conversation on racial unity Bapatist Press News By Ronnie Floyd Monday, October 19, 2015 SPRINGDALE, Ark. (BP) -- Jerry Young, president of the National Baptist Convention, USA, and I will lead "A …Read More

National Baptist Convention, state NAACP host meeting on SC disaster response

October 12, 2015 at 2:09 PM EDT COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO) – The National Baptist Convention and the South Carolina State Conference NAACP will host the first Statewide Citizen and Clergy meeting on Disaster …Read More

Woodlawn the Movie Endorsed by the NBC, USA, Inc. - See it on October 16!

Click to visit the Official Woodlawn Website The star of the movie WOODLAWN, a young African-American male, Caleb Castile, and spokesperson, Clifton L. Taulbert, introduced this amazing film of Faith, Family and …Read More

President Young Participates in Stronger Together in Jackson, MS

Baptists in Mississippi stepped to the fore in worship and dialogue across racial lines this summer.   First Baptist Church in Jackson hosted “Stronger Together – A Night of Unity” Aug. …Read More

President Young's Message to the 135th Annual Session Delegates

To the officers, board members, pastors, preachers, messengers, and friends of the National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. Greetings and welcome to the 135th Annual Session of our Convention and my first as President of the …Read More

President Young Visits Meridian

Meridian, Miss. Eight months ago the National Baptist Convention selected Pastor Jerry Young to be its new leader. Dr. Young has been the pastor of New Hope Baptist Church in Jackson for 35 years. He says he's …Read More

NBC, USA, Inc. Re-Affirms Biblical Marriage in Light of Supreme Court Ruling

President Jerry Young issues the following statement: In 2012, the National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc.'s president, Dr. Julius Scruggs, and the Board of Directors issued the following position statement on same-sex …Read More

NBC, USA, Inc. Response to Emanuel A.M.E. Church Shooting Tragedy

Once again our nation is reeling from the horrific account of the senseless murder of nine people in Charleston, South Carolina.  Most unsettling is the fact that this so called, “Hate Crime” …Read More

Convention Leads Two Delegations to Durban, South Africa for Baptist World Congress Meeting

The National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc., under the leadership of Jerry Young, is heading up two delegations to Durban, South Africa for the Baptist World Congress meeting.  The delegations will be led …Read More

Dr. Jerry Young Honored by the Mississippi Senate

The Reverend Dr. Jerry Young, Pastor of New Hope Baptist Church in Jackson, (7th from left), the first Mississippi pastor chosen as President of the National Baptist Convention USA, was honored by the Mississippi Senate on …Read More

Mid Winter Board Message from President Jerry Young

January 12, 2015     To the Officers, Board Members, Pastors, Preachers, Messengers, and Friends of the National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc.:   Once again, allow me to express my authentic …Read More