How VeggieTales Still Forms Me
Leadership Scholars / women in ministry / young Baptists

How VeggieTales Still Forms Me

By Brittany Darst-Hermsen Edwards Halfway through the semester, halfway through graduate school, I sat idling in miles-long gridlock. I listlessly began to scroll through Spotify. Desperate, my bleary subconscious tossed me up a Hail Mary: a song I hadn’t heard in decades. I searched it with a chuckle and smirk. Before long, my traffic neighbors … Continue reading

Migration: A world of stories
immigration

Migration: A world of stories

By Rubén Ortiz Our eyes and ears never get a break. Continual sight and sound revolve around the border crisis. Headlines follow one another; news flashes and press conferences interrupt our daily lives. Expert opinions multiply, while solutions diminish. Politicians, logisticians, religious leaders and activists visit the Southern border. They all clamor to be correct … Continue reading

Young Líderes
Espanol / Feature

Young Líderes

Por Sara Crocker Una discusión informal, en la reunión bianual de la Asociación para la Educación Teológica Hispana (AETH) en Washington D.C., se ha transformado, para Grace Martino y algunos de sus colegas y amigos más cercanos, en una mezcla sagrada de misión y comunidad. El grupo comenzó a compartir su deseo común de encontrar … Continue reading

CBF names Jay Kieve to new abuse prevention and response advocate position
Clergy Sexual Abuse / Newsroom

CBF names Jay Kieve to new abuse prevention and response advocate position

April 7, 2021 By Aaron Weaver DECATUR, Ga. — To continue its commitment to preventing abuse in congregations and advocating for abuse survivors, the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship has named CBF South Carolina Coordinator Jay Kieve to serve in the newly-created position of CBF Abuse Prevention and Response Advocate. In this part-time role, Kieve will be … Continue reading

CBF Church Benefits welcomes Beth Roberts as Executive Vice President/COO and announces The Financial Wellness Initiative
Church Benefits Board / Newsroom

CBF Church Benefits welcomes Beth Roberts as Executive Vice President/COO and announces The Financial Wellness Initiative

At the March 2021 meeting of the CBF Church Benefits Board (CBB), the board voted to welcome Mrs. Beth Roberts as the new Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer and to affirm the launch of The Financial Wellness Initiative. The board’s actions come as CBB’s assets under management now exceed $102 million. CBB remains … Continue reading

Myanmar in Crisis!
CBF Field Personnel / Disaster Response

Myanmar in Crisis!

By Eddy Ruble Myanmar’s military junta has been increasingly ruthless in their attempts to overwhelm and defeat the peaceful civil disobedience movement (CDM) protesters who stand united for democracy and a civilian government in Myanmar.  Saturday marked the deadliest day of the peaceful resistance movement, with 107 people being killed by the military junta, including … Continue reading