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

CBF Disaster Response at work in Fla., Ala., Carolinas after storms
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CBF Disaster Response at work in Fla., Ala., Carolinas after storms

October 17, 2018 By Aaron Weaver DECATUR, Ga.— The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship is continuing its long-term disaster response efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence and Hurricane Michael. In a recent update, CBF Disaster Response Director Rick Burnette notes that CBF Florida leaders Rachel Shapard and Kenny Phillips, a church starter and disaster response volunteer, … Continue reading

CBF pastor creates Navajo Bible translation project to renew language and culture
Fellowship Southwest / Fellowship! Magazine / General CBF

CBF pastor creates Navajo Bible translation project to renew language and culture

By Fellowship Southwest Greg Long wants to save Navajo language and culture—one Hebrew word at a time. As a child, Long heard all about Navajo folklore from his paternal grandmother. That’s how he learned to say he’s “of the Deer Water People, born for the Yucca Fruit People,” the traditional Navajo introduction by way of … Continue reading