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

Forecasting
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Forecasting

By Suzii Paynter  At this time in the life of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship, I have been drawn to scriptures about transition. In the closing chapters of Deuteronomy, Moses is nearing the end of his leadership and reminds us of this truth, “The hidden things belong to our God, but the revealed things belong to … Continue reading

Advent devotional series Following the Star returns to Passport’s devotion website
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Advent devotional series Following the Star returns to Passport’s devotion website

The following is an announcement from CBF-partner Passport Inc. Learn more at http://www.passportcamps.org.  (BIRMINGHAM, AL) –Following the Star, the devotional series for Advent and Christmas, returns to Passport, Inc.’s devotional website d365.org November 26. This series features scripture, prayer, and meditative thoughts accompanied by gentle music. Writers Tasha Gibson, Amy Kim Kyremes-Parks, Becky Caswell-Speight, Brian … Continue reading

CBF’s Paynter releases statement following Pittsburgh synagogue massacre
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CBF’s Paynter releases statement following Pittsburgh synagogue massacre

October 28, 2018 By CBF Communications DECATUR, Ga. — Cooperative Baptist Fellowship Executive Coordinator Suzii Paynter released the statement below following the murder of at least 11 congregants and wounding of four police officers and two others inside the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh. “We begin our morning prayers with tears and lament for … Continue reading