CBF shares update on Bahamas pastors, readies recovery shipment
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CBF shares update on Bahamas pastors, readies recovery shipment

By Aaron Weaver NOTE: This post has been updated on September 6 with new information on CBF Bahamas pastors and an update on efforts of CBF Disaster Response as well as how to continue praying for our sisters and brothers in the Bahamas.  DECATUR, Ga.—The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship is requesting prayer for victims of Hurricane … Continue reading

CBF issues update, prepares for response to Hurricane Dorian in Bahamas
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CBF issues update, prepares for response to Hurricane Dorian in Bahamas

By CBF Communications DECATUR, Ga.—The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship continues to monitor Hurricane Dorian and prepare for a response. The current focus of CBF Disaster Response is the Bahamas, particularly CBF partner congregations in the Abaco Islands, said CBF Disaster Response Director Rick Burnette. Burnette encouraged Cooperative Baptists to pray for sisters and brothers in the … Continue reading

Up close with Kyle Reese: Friday he’ll become CBF’s new moderator
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Up close with Kyle Reese: Friday he’ll become CBF’s new moderator

By Aaron Weaver Just a year ago, Cooperative Baptists voted to elect Kyle Reese, then senior pastor of Hendricks Avenue Baptist Church in Jacksonville, Fla., to serve as Moderator-Elect for the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship in 2018-2019. Later this week, Reese will assume the role of Moderator, the Fellowship’s highest-ranking officer, succeeding Gary Dollar in the role. I … Continue reading

CBF’s Baxley issues statement following New Zealand mosque shootings
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CBF’s Baxley issues statement following New Zealand mosque shootings

March 15, 2019 By CBF Communications Cooperative Baptist Fellowship Executive Coordinator Paul Baxley released the following statement after the death of 49 Muslim worshipers in a terrorist attack during Friday prayers at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand. While details are still unfolding about this tragic event, we have been stopped in our tracks by … Continue reading

CBF honors two ministers for outstanding leadership at ChurchWorks conference
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CBF honors two ministers for outstanding leadership at ChurchWorks conference

February 26, 2019 By Aaron Weaver ST. LOUIS — Two CBF ministers were honored Tuesday for their outstanding leadership during the second day of ChurchWorks, the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship’s annual conference for Christian educators meeting Feb. 25-27 at the historic Third Baptist Church in St. Louis. Churchworks is a three-day event for all practitioners of … Continue reading