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Ralph West to General Assembly: “Come and See the different ways in which God encountered us”
General Assembly 2022 / Newsroom

Ralph West to General Assembly: “Come and See the different ways in which God encountered us”

June 30, 2022 By Carrie Harris and Aaron WeaverDALLAS— “There’s no ditto in Christianity. We are uniquely different, beautifully different, wonderfully different,” said Dr. Ralph West, pastor of The Church Without Walls in Houston, Texas, as he brought the Word during the closing worship service of the 2022 CBF General Assembly. “Have you ever noticed … Continue reading

Paul Baxley challenges Assembly to “build a whole new table”
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Paul Baxley challenges Assembly to “build a whole new table”

June 30, 2022 By Aaron Weaver DALLAS — “Our calling is to building a whole new table,” CBF Executive Coordinator Paul Baxley told attendees during his Thursday morning address to the 2022 General Assembly in Dallas. “The God who raises Jesus from the dead can engineer a more powerful algorithm than the convenient spaces where … Continue reading

Together for Hope celebrates 20th anniversary at Dallas Assembly
Together for Hope / General Assembly 2022

Together for Hope celebrates 20th anniversary at Dallas Assembly

June 30, 2022 By CBF Communications DALLAS —Together for Hope hosted a Celebration Banquet on Wednesday, June 29, in conjunction with the CBF General Assembly in Dallas, Texas, where staff and coalition members shared successes, personal testimonies, and new initiatives being developed. Together for Hope (TFH) is a rural development coalition that combats persistent poverty … Continue reading

Cooperative Baptists invited to testify, press on together at Dallas Assembly
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Cooperative Baptists invited to testify, press on together at Dallas Assembly

June 29, 2022 By Aaron Weaver and Carrie Harris DALLAS — Cooperative Baptists were invited to testify and “press on through the fire together” during the opening worship service of the 2022 CBF General Assembly held virtually and in-person in Dallas. Courtney Stamey, senior pastor of Northside Baptist Church in Clinton, Miss., preached from the … Continue reading

McCall Racial Justice Trailblazer Award recipients named at CBF Assembly
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McCall Racial Justice Trailblazer Award recipients named at CBF Assembly

June 29, 2022 By CBF Communications DALLAS — The Pan African Koinonia Fellowship (PAK), a group formed to cultivate the presence of Black individuals and churches throughout CBF life, hosted its Emmanuel McCall Racial Justice Trailblazer Award Luncheon on Wednesday as a part of the CBF General Assembly in Dallas, Texas. Rev. Cassandra Henderson, Interim … Continue reading

Up Close with Debbie McDaniel: Thursday she will become CBF’s new Moderator
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Up Close with Debbie McDaniel: Thursday she will become CBF’s new Moderator

By Aaron Weaver In August 2021, Cooperative Baptists voted to elect Debbie McDaniel, a lay leader from First Baptist Church, Huntsville, Ala., to serve as Moderator-Elect for CBF in 2021-2022. On Thursday, June 30, during the plenary session of the 2022 CBF General Assembly in Dallas, McDaniel—a self described “church volunteer and subtitle teacher who … Continue reading