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CBF partners with Baptist World Alliance to address Ebola crisis in West Africa
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CBF partners with Baptist World Alliance to address Ebola crisis in West Africa

  By Aaron Weaver DECATUR, Ga. — The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship is partnering with the Baptist World Alliance (BWA) to address the Ebola crisis in West Africa, providing food, educational materials and sanitary items to those suffering from the dire situation in Liberia. To respond to this growing crisis, the Liberia Baptist Missionary and Educational … Continue reading

Baptists at the United Nations: A reflection on attending the Sixth Forum on Religious Minority Rights
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Baptists at the United Nations: A reflection on attending the Sixth Forum on Religious Minority Rights

By Shane McNary I had previously heard United Nations meetings described as “talkfests.” That description notwithstanding, in November I attended the Sixth Forum on Religious Minority Rights in Geneva, Switzerland. The more than 160 speeches during the two-day Forum were proof that there are many voices competing to be heard on the international stage. Less … Continue reading

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Alabama CBF hosts training event for CBF disaster responders

By Tommy Deal On a recent Saturday, 15 volunteers gathered for a training event sponsored by Alabama CBF at Vestavia Hills Baptist Church in Birmingham, Ala. CBF Alabama Coordinator Terri Byrd and Associate Coordinator Lucas Dorion enlisted the assistance of Volunteers of America Southeast (VOASE). VOASE leaders Paul McClendon and Henry “Digger” Creel lead the … Continue reading