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Together for Hope’s Coker calls on white Americans to clean up their “mess”
Poverty & Transformation Ministries / Together for Hope

Together for Hope’s Coker calls on white Americans to clean up their “mess”

By Marv Knox White superiority is one of the root causes of poverty in America, and white Americans must be responsible for cleaning up their “mess,” rural poverty fighter Jason Coker told participants at the Christian Community Development Association (CCDA) annual meeting in early October. Poverty not only is an economic condition, but also a … Continue reading

Raleigh congregation serves refugee and immigrant community through VBS
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Raleigh congregation serves refugee and immigrant community through VBS

By Blake Tommey  A colossal nine-by-12-foot canvas hangs in the narthex of Trinity Baptist Church in Raleigh, North Carolina, bearing the painted handprints of more than 150 children. For each handprint, there’s a name and one God-given gift that each offers to his or her community—a prompt issued to every child who attended missions sessions at Trinity’s Vacation Bible School in June.  … Continue reading

CBF Podcast: John H. Walton, Editor of New Cultural Background Study Bible
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CBF Podcast: John H. Walton, Editor of New Cultural Background Study Bible

By Andy Hale The canonization of the Bible is a pretty fascinating and crazy story. Uncle Marcion gave us an early glimpse into the struggles to find orthodoxy. Dueling Gods of the Old and New Testament made for fascinating theological constructs. Marcion’s Bible would have given us one of the earliest examples of a theology … Continue reading

A Commitment to Christ & Christian Citizenship: Take Action Sunday, November 3
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A Commitment to Christ & Christian Citizenship: Take Action Sunday, November 3

By Stephen Reeves To say our country is politically divided is to put it mildly. Our disagreements about the nature of our problems and how they should be solved are real and deep. While many divisions are historic and longstanding, by many measures we are more politically divided than ever before. The accompanying hateful rhetoric … Continue reading

Un compromiso con Cristo y la ciudadanía cristiana: Sé parte el domingo 3 de noviembre
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Un compromiso con Cristo y la ciudadanía cristiana: Sé parte el domingo 3 de noviembre

Decir que nuestro país está dividido políticamente es nada en comparación con la realidad. Nuestros desacuerdos sobre la naturaleza de nuestros problemas y cómo deben resolverse son reales y profundos. Si bien muchas divisiones son históricas y de larga data, en muchos aspectos estamos más divididos políticamente que nunca. La retórica de odio y la … Continue reading

CBF launches season of prayerful discovery ‘Toward Bold Faithfulness’
Newsroom / Toward Bold Faithfulness

CBF launches season of prayerful discovery ‘Toward Bold Faithfulness’

October 7, 2019 By Jeff Huett and Aaron Weaver DECATUR, Ga.—Cooperative Baptists are invited this fall to enter an intentional season of prayerful discovery that will lead to a faithful response guiding the Fellowship’s future focus and priorities. The initiative, called “Toward Bold Faithfulness: Discovering and Responding to God’s Call Together,” was launched Monday by … Continue reading