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Celebrating CBF
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Celebrating CBF

By Lauren Gray In his popular book Celebration of Discipline, theologian Richard Foster wrote that “celebration is central to all the spiritual disciplines” because celebration brings us joy, and “joy makes us strong.” At the 2016 General Assembly in Greensboro, the workshop titled “Celebration as a Spiritual Discipline” reminded us that moments of celebration are a … Continue reading

CBF Governing Board issues Statement of Affirmation for Executive Coordinator Suzii Paynter
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CBF Governing Board issues Statement of Affirmation for Executive Coordinator Suzii Paynter

August 25, 2016 By Jeff Huett DECATUR, Ga. —  The Governing Board of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship, CBF Moderator Doug Dortch and the leadership of CBF’s 18 state and regional organizations have released statements today affirming Suzii Paynter as CBF Executive Coordinator. The text of the CBF Governing Board statement follows: Members of the CBF … Continue reading

Arrival
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Arrival

By Janée Angel  They’re here. They’ve been here a week and two days. Let me officially introduce you to Hary’s brother, E. and his wife, K., his daughter M. and his son J. They’ve journeyed quite a way to get here. The stories are beginning to unfold. The sadness and poverty of war. K. arrived … Continue reading

Baton Rouge flood calms racial tensions
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Baton Rouge flood calms racial tensions

The following is an article commissioned by the North American Baptist Fellowship, a regional fellowship of the Baptist World Alliance and partner of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship. Learn more about and support CBF Disaster Response’s flood relief efforts in Louisiana here.  By Norman Jameson In a strange irony the floodwaters spreading misery without regard to … Continue reading

CBF Disaster Response requests donations and prepares for response following Louisiana flooding
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CBF Disaster Response requests donations and prepares for response following Louisiana flooding

August 16, 2016 By Aaron Weaver DECATUR, Ga. – The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship is requesting monetary donations as well as preparing to receive volunteer teams following devastating flooding in southern Louisiana. CBF U.S. Disaster Response Coordinator Alan Williams said in an update Tuesday requesting monetary donations  and is working in partnership with CBF churches in … Continue reading