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Former CBF Moderator Sarah Frances Anders dies at age 90
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Former CBF Moderator Sarah Frances Anders dies at age 90

June 21, 2017 By Carrie McGuffin and Aaron Weaver DECATUR, Ga. — Former Cooperative Baptist Fellowship Moderator and noted Baptist scholar Dr. Sarah Frances Anders died June 8 in Alexandria, La., after battling advanced stages of Alzheimer’s. Anders was 90. A native of Monroe, La., Anders graduated from Louisiana Tech University and Southern Baptist Theological … Continue reading

Newly-Endorsed CBF Chaplains and Pastoral Counselors
Assembly 2017 / Chaplains 2017

Newly-Endorsed CBF Chaplains and Pastoral Counselors

The Council on Endorsement has the privilege and pleasure of working with applicants who seek endorsement from the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship. Perhaps the best part of this process is hearing about the applicant’s call to chaplaincy or pastoral counseling ministry. Chaplaincy is not a job; it is a calling that comes with passion and purpose. … Continue reading

Introducing our New Church Starters: Todd Toole
Assembly 2017 / Church Starters 2017

Introducing our New Church Starters: Todd Toole

CBF is a supportive home for those discerning and living out a call to church starting. Within CBF Church Starts, one finds a creative space for visioning, contextualization, coaching and training. CBF covenants with new churches to provide three years of professional coaching, site visits for leadership development, spiritual renewal retreats, financial grants and the … Continue reading

Meet our new Field Personnel: Stephanie Vance
Assembly 2017 / Field Personnel 2017

Meet our new Field Personnel: Stephanie Vance

Stephanie Vance is a CBF field personnel newly commissioned to serve as CBF Global Missions Area Coordinator for Mission Teams for the Rural Americas Team — those field personnel serving through Together for Hope and in rural communities of North America, Latin America and the Caribbean. She also serves as the manager of Together for Hope. … Continue reading

CBF Advocacy Update
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CBF Advocacy Update

The following updates come from Cooperative Baptist Fellowship Advocacy Refugee Advocacy For more information on immigrant and refugee advocacy click here. The State Department lifted the restriction on the number of refugees allowed to enter the United States. The North Carolina Field Office of the US Committee For Refugees and Immigrants, shared, “We have noticed … Continue reading