Peer groups for pastors can create a healthy ecosystem of support
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Peer groups for pastors can create a healthy ecosystem of support

By Ruth Perkins Lee This article was first published in Faith & Leadership on March 8, 2022 (https://faithandleadership.com/peer-groups-pastors-can-create-healthy-ecosystem-support). In 2019, my husband and I visited Muir Woods National Monument, an old-growth redwood forest on California’s northern coast. I had long been fascinated by the concept of the interconnected growth and root system of redwoods that … Continue reading

CBF names two seminarians as 2022 Vestal Scholars
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CBF names two seminarians as 2022 Vestal Scholars

May 12, 2022 By Aaron Weaver DECATUR, Ga. — The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship has selected Beth Rooney Bailey and Luke Perrin as the 2022 recipients of the Daniel and Earlene Vestal Scholarship. The Fellowship’s most prestigious scholarship, named in honor of former CBF Executive Coordinator Daniel Vestal and his wife, Earlene, was created in 2011 … Continue reading

Moving Beyond the Budget: Embracing the Three Critical Areas of Church Finance
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Moving Beyond the Budget: Embracing the Three Critical Areas of Church Finance

By Rickey Letson, CBF Congregational Stewardship Officer My wife and I had our annual financial review recently. Our advisor has worked with us for years and the hour-long meeting had a very natural, conversational tone to it. Over the course of the call, we moved between three major topics. We started by discussing our careers, current salaries … Continue reading

CBF previews trailer for Fall 2022 resource Seeing Through the Eyes of Jesus
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CBF previews trailer for Fall 2022 resource Seeing Through the Eyes of Jesus

May 9, 2022 By Aaron Weaver DECATUR, Ga. — The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship released a video trailer today to preview the forthcoming resource Seeing Through the Eyes of Jesus focused on calling participants back to the central focus of the Christian faith, the Risen and Living Jesus. This new resource for Fall 2022 invites congregations … Continue reading

CBF launches congregational advocacy initiative called “Amplify”
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CBF launches congregational advocacy initiative called “Amplify”

April 28, 2022 By Aaron Weaver DECATUR, Ga. — The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship announced today the launch of a new congregational advocacy initiative called Amplify. An initiative of CBF Advocacy, Amplify is a four-part video series designed to equip churches to begin and improve ministries of advocacy. Through Amplify, congregations will demonstrate the love of … Continue reading

Update from CBF’s Ukraine Response Efforts – April 26
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Update from CBF’s Ukraine Response Efforts – April 26

By Aaron Weaver Cooperative Baptist Fellowship field personnel are working to provide relief to Ukrainians. More than 1,000 Cooperative Baptist individuals, churches, partners and state/regional organizations have contributed to CBF’s Ukraine Relief Fund. These gifts exceeding $700,000 are making an impact in Ukraine and across Europe as CBF field personnel and ministry partners help provide … Continue reading

Rev. Tammy Snyder selected to lead CBF Florida/Caribbean Islands
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Rev. Tammy Snyder selected to lead CBF Florida/Caribbean Islands

April 25, 2022 By Aaron Weaver DECATUR, Ga. — The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship of Florida and the Caribbean Islands (CBF FL/CI) has selected Rev. Tammy Snyder as its next Coordinator.   A servant leader with 21 years of ministry experience in both church and parachurch organizations, Snyder succeeds Ray Johnson, who announced his retirement in … Continue reading

Rev. Tammy Snyder seleccionada para liderar CBF Florida/Islas Caribe
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Rev. Tammy Snyder seleccionada para liderar CBF Florida/Islas Caribe

Por Aaron Weaver DECATUR, Georgia – El Compañerismo Bautista Cooperativo de la Florida y las Islas del Caribe (CBF FL/CI, por sus siglas en inglés) ha seleccionado al Rev. Tammy Snyder como su próximo coordinador. Líder servidor con 21 años de experiencia ministerial tanto en organizaciones de iglesia como de paraeclesiales, Snyder sucede a Ray … Continue reading

Update from CBF’s Ukraine Response Efforts – April 12
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Update from CBF’s Ukraine Response Efforts – April 12

By Aaron Weaver Cooperative Baptist Fellowship field personnel are working to provide relief to Ukrainians. More than 1,000 Cooperative Baptist individuals, churches, partners and state/regional organizations have contributed to CBF’s Ukraine Relief Fund. These gifts exceeding $400,000 are making an impact in Ukraine and across Europe as CBF field personnel and ministry partners help provide … Continue reading