New documentary on courageous missionaries amid Nigerian genocide highlighted at General Assembly
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New documentary on courageous missionaries amid Nigerian genocide highlighted at General Assembly

June 30, 2017 By Blake Tommey ATLANTA — The Disturbances, a documentary of Cooperative Baptist Fellowship-partner Baptist Center for Ethics highlighting the courageous work of Christian missionaries amid the 1966 genocide in Nigeria was the center of discussion at a June 29 panel discussion held at the 2017 General Assembly in Atlanta. Cliff Vaughn, co-producer … Continue reading

Cooperative Baptist Fellowship leaders show support for Arkansas Judge at religious freedom rally
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Cooperative Baptist Fellowship leaders show support for Arkansas Judge at religious freedom rally

June 9, 2017 By CBF Communications LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Cooperative Baptist Fellowship leaders and other faith leaders from across the country held a religious freedom rally and press conference Friday on the front steps of the Arkansas State Capitol in Little Rock, Ark., to show their support for state Circuit Judge and Pastor Wendell … Continue reading

CBF Ministerial Excellence Initiative recipients meet, focus on personal and congregational economic issues
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CBF Ministerial Excellence Initiative recipients meet, focus on personal and congregational economic issues

May 1, 2017 By Aaron Weaver DECATUR, Ga. — The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship recently welcomed the first group of grant recipients of the Ministerial Excellence Initiative, an effort designed to help pastoral and congregational leaders identify and respond to financial stressors causing anxiety. Grants were awarded for direct relief towards consumer debt, health insurance costs and … Continue reading

CBF staff honored with “Best in Class” award by Religion Communicators for communications and marketing work
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CBF staff honored with “Best in Class” award by Religion Communicators for communications and marketing work

April 3, 2017 By CBF Communications DECATUR, Ga. — Cooperative Baptist Fellowship staff members were recognized for excellence in faith-based communications at the 2017 convention of the Religion Communicators Council (RCC) held last week in Chicago, receiving nine awards including a top honor of “Best of Class.” The DeRose-Hinkhouse Memorial Awards are given annually to … Continue reading

CBF provides emergency relief in response to severe drought in Kenya
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CBF provides emergency relief in response to severe drought in Kenya

March 15, 2017 By Aaron Weaver DECATUR, Ga. — To respond to the worsening drought in northern Kenya, the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship has contributed $5,000 in emergency relief for vulnerable children in communities where the Fellowship has a long-term presence. Funds are being designated for the purchase of maize, beans and oil to feed vulnerable … Continue reading

Expanding connections a focus of winter CBF Governing Board meeting
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Expanding connections a focus of winter CBF Governing Board meeting

February 10, 2017 By Aaron Weaver and Carrie McGuffin DECATUR, Ga. — The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship Governing Board launched a new regional network in the Southwest to strengthen joint ministry efforts, announced a creation stewardship initiative, and affirmed an historic partnership with a 3.5 million member African-American Baptist denomination at its Feb. 9-10 meeting. “It’s … Continue reading