Register now for CBF Seminarian Retreat – January 3-6, 2018
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Register now for CBF Seminarian Retreat – January 3-6, 2018

By Devita Parnell The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship invites students in theological or divinity school to participate in the 2018 Seminarian Retreat during the first week of January. This event, now in its fourth year, welcomes students from both CBF partner schools as well as those enrolled at other institutions. Participants will gather for four days … Continue reading

CBF Advocacy releases DREAMer video testimonies, urges action for DACA recipients
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CBF Advocacy releases DREAMer video testimonies, urges action for DACA recipients

Itzayana was brought to the U.S. from Mexico at the age of 2. She’s 24 now and faithfully serves her church. Jemima is a recent college graduate working for a Christian ministry serving vulnerable children. With the elimination of DACA and possibility of deportation, the future Itzayana and Jemima have been building for themselves may soon be stripped away. Contact your members of Congress and ask their support of DREAMers like Itzayana and Jemima. Continue reading

CBF’s Paynter releases statement on Texas church shooting
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CBF’s Paynter releases statement on Texas church shooting

November 5, 2017 By CBF Communications DECATUR, Ga.—  In response to the latest U.S. mass shooting on Sunday in Sutherland Springs, Texas, Cooperative Baptist Fellowship Executive Coordinator Suzii Paynter has released the following statement: “While details of this horrific tragedy are still being sorted out, what we know is that the safety and sanctity of … Continue reading

Tennessee CBF: An Open Letter of Affirmation to First Baptist Church, Jefferson City, Tenn.
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Tennessee CBF: An Open Letter of Affirmation to First Baptist Church, Jefferson City, Tenn.

November 1, 2017 First Baptist Church Jefferson City, Tennessee Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ: In light of recent developments in the relationship between the Tennessee Baptist Mission Board (TBC) and First Baptist Church, Jefferson City, TN, we, the undersigned, write to affirm our love and support for you. The Tennessee Cooperative Baptist Fellowship family … Continue reading

Hurricane Harvey recovery—“doing what CBF is all about”
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Hurricane Harvey recovery—“doing what CBF is all about”

By Marv Knox / Fellowship Southwest ROSHARON, Texas—It’s 2:15 on a Thursday afternoon, and Butch Green is trying to figure out the correct pipe fitting for a prefabricated shower. That’s not in Green’s job description for Cooperative Baptist Fellowship field personnel. But it aligns with Green’s heart, which propels him to serve people who have … Continue reading

CBF’s Suzii Paynter honored with Christian ethics award
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CBF’s Suzii Paynter honored with Christian ethics award

October 10, 2017 By Aaron Weaver  DECATUR, Ga. — CBF Executive Coordinator Suzii Paynter was honored Oct. 6 with the 2017 T. B. Maston Award for Christian Ethics for her “life of servanthood and leadership in applied Christianity” at the annual banquet of the T. B. Maston Foundation held at Dallas Baptist University. The award … Continue reading