CBF Advocacy celebrates survival of payday lending rule
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CBF Advocacy celebrates survival of payday lending rule

CONTACT Aaron Weaver, aweaver@cbf.net DECATUR, Ga. — Stephen K. Reeves, associate coordinator of partnerships and advocacy for the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship, released the following statement following news that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s rule providing protections to millions of American consumers from the predatory practices of payday lenders has survived an attempted repeal in Congress. Today … Continue reading

CBF awards grants to bolster church-community connections
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CBF awards grants to bolster church-community connections

 By Aaron Weaver DECATUR, Ga.— The Ministries Council of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship has awarded five grants totaling $25,000 to CBF churches to help support projects to build bridges between congregations and communities. The Ministries Council serves as an advisory body to the CBF Governing Board, collaborating with individuals throughout the Fellowship to identify, develop … Continue reading

CBF names sixteen ‘first-call’ ministers to Fellows cohort
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CBF names sixteen ‘first-call’ ministers to Fellows cohort

May 8, 2018 By Aaron Weaver DECATUR, Ga. — To further its commitment to forming healthy congregations and nurturing young Baptists, the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship has named sixteen ministers in their “first-call” as CBF Fellows for 2018-2020. These 16 ministers are part of the fourth cohort of the CBF Fellows program, an initiative launched in … Continue reading

CBF names Texas pastor to new full-time  role to expand church starting initiative
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CBF names Texas pastor to new full-time role to expand church starting initiative

April 25, 2018 By Aaron Weaver DECATUR, Ga. — To build upon the progress made over the past five years in starting new churches, the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship has selected Texas pastor Kyle Tubbs to join the Decatur staff in a new full-time position devoted to expanding the New Church Starts Initiative. Tubbs, a CBF … Continue reading