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Capps selected by joint committee to lead CBF Foundation, CBF Legacy Giving
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Capps selected by joint committee to lead CBF Foundation, CBF Legacy Giving

February 18, 2020 By Jeff Huett A search committee made up of representatives of both the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship and the CBF Foundation has selected a nonprofit executive, fundraiser and leader in CBF life to fill a joint position of Foundation President and Chief Legacy Gifts Officer for CBF. After a nationwide search, Shauw Chin … Continue reading

Married Priests, War and Global Warming: A Podcast Conversation with Father Thomas Reese
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Married Priests, War and Global Warming: A Podcast Conversation with Father Thomas Reese

By Andy Hale  Married Priests, Iranian Conflict, China Trade War and Global Warming are just a few of the topics that Father Thomas Reese has written on in the last few months for the Religion News Service. We are a long way away from the days of writing about simple theological matters. Today’s religion contributors … Continue reading

Journey to the Cross returns to d365.org for 2020
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Journey to the Cross returns to d365.org for 2020

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The daily devotional series for Lent, Journey to the Cross, returns to d365 on Ash Wednesday, February 26th through Sunday, April 19th. This series features scripture, prayer, and meditative thoughts accompanied by the album Quiet Contemplations containing gentle piano arrangements composed and recorded by John Morton. The ecumenical team of writers includes … Continue reading

Fellowship Southwest joins coalition to launch desert immigrant shelter
Fellowship Southwest / immigration / refugees

Fellowship Southwest joins coalition to launch desert immigrant shelter

By Marv Knox Joy and gladness radiated from the desert about 100 miles west of Juarez, Mexico, Feb. 3. A shelter for refugees opened in Palomas, Chihuahua—thanks to a coalition that includes the village of Palomas, the state of Chihuahua, Red de Albergues Migrantes (the Migrant Shelter Network), regional nonprofits and Fellowship Southwest. Although Palomas … Continue reading

CBF Podcast: Catherine Meeks and Nibs Stroupe on the Life and Times of Ida B. Wells
General CBF / Podcast / Racial Reconciliation

CBF Podcast: Catherine Meeks and Nibs Stroupe on the Life and Times of Ida B. Wells

By Andy Hale  Born into slavery in the 1860s, Ida B. Wells, leveraged a career in investigative journalism to combat racial injustice and promote the cause of women’s suffrage. Wells was the embodiment of strength, endurance, courage, and justice. “Brave men do not gather by thousands to torture and murder a single individual, so gagged … Continue reading

CBF Executive Coordinator Paul Baxley statement on announced closure of Logsdon Seminary
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CBF Executive Coordinator Paul Baxley statement on announced closure of Logsdon Seminary

February 10, 2020 The following is a statement of Paul Baxley, Executive Coordinator of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship, on the announced closure of Logsdon Seminary at Hardin-Simmons University. On Saturday, February 8, I  awoke to the news that the Board of Trustees of Hardin-Simmons University had voted to close Logsdon Seminary. Certainly, there is much … Continue reading