Ministry Partners

God does great stuff through a lot of groups and organizations outside our church. So, one of the primary ways we go about trying to make the world a better place in Jesus’ name is by partnering with others. Here are some of the organizations we partner with:


International Partnerships

C.B.F. — The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship is a nationwide fellowship of Baptist churches and individuals who share a passion for the Great Commission of Jesus Christ and a commitment to Baptist principles of faith and practice. C.B.F. helps provide resources for churches and also sends global missions field personnel to the most neglected people groups in the world.

 

Hole in the Wall — Their goal is to meet the need that results from the AIDS pandemic in South Africa, by placing orphaned children into loving, stable and Christian environments in order to encourage them to become upright citizens and agents of change in South Africa and the world.

 

Refilwe — Refilwe is a South African Community Development project. They serve and partner with a severely disadvantaged community which faces HIV & AIDS, limited education, unemployment, lack of skills & poor housing.

 

Arise Ministry Group —  exists to meet the needs of the rural poor in Kwazulu-Natal in South Africa.

 

Ubuntu Global Mission - In response to the global issues of poverty and HIV/AIDS, 2BC is currently helping create a 501c3 non-profit to partner with organizations that are on the frontlines helping people to not only survive but to thrive. For more information, please contact Chris Ellis.


National Partnerships

B.J.C. — Serving fourteen Baptist bodies, the Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty is a non-profit education and advocacy organization, based in Washington, D.C. that has worked for nearly seventy years promoting religious liberty for all and upholding the principle of church-state separation.

B.C.E. — The Baptist Center for Ethics’ mission is to provide ethics resources and services to congregations in order to equip church leaders and faith communities with tools for developing moral character, teaching sound decision making, offering a clear moral witness to the larger culture and advancing social change.

B.N.G. — Baptist News Global is an autonomous, nonprofit news organization that offers news and features commentary every business day for a global audience of Baptists and other Christians at BaptistNews.com and its companion site, the BaptistNews Perspectives. 


Regional Partnerships

C.B.F. of Arkansas — This is the state chapter of the national organization. C.B.F. of Arkansas helps start churches in Arkansas and has a primary mission focus on alleviating poverty in the Mississippi River Delta and on doing disaster relief throughout the country.

Ouachita Baptist University — Ouachita Baptist University is a church-related, liberal arts university whose aims are to meet the educational needs of students and to prepare them for places of leadership and service. Second Baptist has a long and distinguished history of partnership with O.B.U.

TFHAR — Together for Hope Arkansas partners with local and outside churches and organizations to reduce rural poverty and inspire hope in Helena, Arkansas.


Local Partnerships

Salvation Army — The Salvation Army’s mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

 

Arkansas Baptist College — (ABC), originally known as the Minister’s Institute, was founded by both black and white religious leaders in 1884. Arkansas Baptist College is a private, historically black, four-year liberal arts college.

 

 

The Downtown Partnership — The vision of The Downtown Partnership is to provide leadership, advocacy and opportunity to all who benefit from a thriving downtown area.

 

EMOBA — EMOBA hosts changing exhibits and events that explore the African-American experience in Arkansas. They also actively participate in community development along with services designed to help children in need.

 

Family Promise — In response to families that find themselves homeless, Family Promise brings the faith community together to help families regain their housing, their independence, and their dignity. Family Promise is a partnership of congregations within a community helping families who are facing homelessness. It offers an opportunity for volunteers of all faiths to reduce homelessness and transform lives.