Paynter and faith leaders come together, urge care for God’s creation
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Paynter and faith leaders come together, urge care for God’s creation

By Aaron Weaver and Carrie McGuffin WASHINGTON, D.C. — On the heels of Pope Francis’ challenge to a  joint session of the United States Congress to develop “courageous actions and strategies” to “avert the most serious effects of environmental deterioration caused by human activity,” Cooperative Baptist Fellowship Executive Coordinator Suzii Paynter joined a group of … Continue reading

CBF launches creation stewardship initiative,  invites participation in July immersion experience in Kenya
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CBF launches creation stewardship initiative, invites participation in July immersion experience in Kenya

February 7, 2017 By Aaron Weaver DECATUR, Ga. — Cooperative Baptists are invited to participate in an immersion experience in Kenya this summer as part of a new Fellowship initiative focused on encouraging concern and active care for God’s creation. Renewing God’s World includes an initiative for environmental advocacy and creation stewardship led by CBF … Continue reading

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From Ecological Justice to Creation Justice

Last week, Brian Kaylor – assistant professor of communication studies at James Madison University and contributing editor at CBF-partner EthicsDaily.com –  blogged about attending a gathering in Washington DC announcing the launch of a new faith-based advocacy organization called Creation Justice Ministries. The purpose of this new group is to continue the work of the … Continue reading

Awe and wonder
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Awe and wonder

By Sam Harrell Awe and wonder. Spiritual teachers suggest this might be the most authentic and appropriate response to an encounter with the beauty and complexity of God’s creation.  These were in abundant supply as participants in the recent Kutana Kenya initiative experienced the rare beauty of diverse eco-systems during a two-week immersion experience in … Continue reading