“El abuso sexual puede ocurrir en tu iglesia. Sí, también en tu iglesia”: Una respuesta de Suzii Paynter, Stephen Reeves y Pam Durso
Clergy Sexual Abuse

“El abuso sexual puede ocurrir en tu iglesia. Sí, también en tu iglesia”: Una respuesta de Suzii Paynter, Stephen Reeves y Pam Durso

  El día de ayer leímos con profunda tristeza el artículo en Houston Chronicle y San Antonio Express-News que informa sobre la investigación de abuso sexual en las Iglesias Bautistas del Sur. Nuestros corazones se quiebran por las víctimas y sobrevivientes de este abuso y por el trauma que se ha infligido. Estamos agradecidos por … Continue reading

CBF’s Reeves Condemns Move to Weaken Payday Lending Rule
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CBF’s Reeves Condemns Move to Weaken Payday Lending Rule

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 6, 2019 Media Contact Aaron Weaver | aweaver@cbf.net | 770-220-1610 DECATUR, Ga. — Responding to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s announcement today that it plans to remove borrower safeguards intended to ensure that vulnerable consumers have the ability to repay short-term, high-interest “payday” loans, Stephen K. Reeves, associate coordinator of partnerships … Continue reading

New CBF Executive Coordinator Paul Baxley introduced at press conference
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New CBF Executive Coordinator Paul Baxley introduced at press conference

Rev. Dr. Paul Baxley was formally introduced Feb. 1 as the new Executive Coordinator of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship at a press conference in Atlanta held in conjunction with the winter meeting of the CBF Governing Board. Learn more about Baxley at http://www.cbf.net/baxley and watch a video introduction below.  As I have prepared for this … Continue reading

Haitian man receives ‘gift from God’ amid pain and paradise
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Haitian man receives ‘gift from God’ amid pain and paradise

 By Blake Tommey At the time Minos Saint Amand met Cooperative Baptist Fellowship field personnel Jenny Jenkins, he was living on a dirt floor under poorly woven cloth supported by a few sturdy branches. Even so, he welcomed her to his plot in Petit Paradis, Haiti, with a radiant smile and began to recount his … Continue reading

Baxley unanimously selected to lead CBF
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Baxley unanimously selected to lead CBF

January 16, 2019 By Aaron Weaver and Jeff Huett DECATUR, Ga.— The Governing Board voted unanimously Jan. 15 to elect a pastor of “theologically profound leadership,” the Rev. Dr. Paul Baxley, as the fourth executive coordinator of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship. Baxley, who has served since 2010 as senior minister of First Baptist Church, Athens, … Continue reading