Finding Common Ground
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Finding Common Ground

By Rick McClatchy  I attended the Parliament of the World’s Religions expecting to meet many people from different world religions, which I did. It was announced that 7,500 people from 220 different religious groups were represented, which gives an impression of the broad type of religious diversity present. However, I am not so sure that … Continue reading

CBF Podcast: Live from the General Assembly Podcast Stage
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CBF Podcast: Live from the General Assembly Podcast Stage

By Andy Hale  As the Fellowship gathered in Dallas this summer for General Assembly, a unique experience was created for event participants, social media viewers, and podcast listeners. The CBF Podcast Stage featured interviews with theologians, church historians, remarkable leaders, and practitioners. Presenting over fifteen guests, the Podcast Stage offered audiences a unique interactive experience … Continue reading

Disrupting the cycle of rural poverty: Together for Hope Louisiana works to ‘disrupt cycle of rural poverty’ through GED program
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Disrupting the cycle of rural poverty: Together for Hope Louisiana works to ‘disrupt cycle of rural poverty’ through GED program

By Blake Tommey   Even for the most positive rural development leaders, it’s easy to focus on what is broken, explained Marc Boswell, coordinator of Together for Hope Louisiana and asset-based development leader in the remote town of Lake Providence. TFH-Louisiana is part of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship’s rural development coalition, Together for Hope.  “One of the … Continue reading