CBF Podcast: A Conversation with Amy Julia Becker, Author of White Picket Fences
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CBF Podcast: A Conversation with Amy Julia Becker, Author of White Picket Fences

By Andy Hale Let’s talk about privilege and entitlement. The reality is that most readers of this article and listeners of this podcast are, in fact, the product of American Middle-Class privilege. By the very nature of our contextual existence, we have been afforded better opportunities than most. This is especially true when it comes … Continue reading

Follow the Relationships: A People-focused Approach to Disaster Response
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Follow the Relationships: A People-focused Approach to Disaster Response

By Rick Burnette We spent days—weeks, actually—watching Florence slowly transform from a tropical wave off the coast of West Africa to a Category Four hurricane out in in the Atlantic before grinding its way into southeastern North Carolina as a Category One storm. From there, the tropical system meandered at an agonizingly slow rate across … Continue reading

CBF poised for great opportunity, Paynter tells Governing Board
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CBF poised for great opportunity, Paynter tells Governing Board

October 1, 2018 By Carrie McGuffin and Aaron Weaver DECATUR, Ga. — The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship is poised for great opportunity and increased engagement in the days ahead, Executive Coordinator Suzii Paynter told the Governing Board as she kicked off its two-day Sept. 27-28 meeting. She gave reflections on her tenure since March 2013 leading … Continue reading

CBF Foundation Promotes Long-standing Partnership with HighGround Advisors
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CBF Foundation Promotes Long-standing Partnership with HighGround Advisors

October 1, 2018 Decatur, GA — Gary Skeen, the newly appointed Interim President of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship Foundation and the Foundation’s Board of Trustees, have begun implementing initiatives to bring additional value to the CBF Foundation’s churches and ministries. CBF Foundation offers account administration, investment and fund management and planned giving services through its … Continue reading

CBF Podcast: Rethinking Incarceration, featuring Dominique DuBois Gilliard
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CBF Podcast: Rethinking Incarceration, featuring Dominique DuBois Gilliard

By Andy Hale  Journalist Reni Eddo-Lodge wrote, “Every voice raised against racism chips away at its power. We can’t afford to stay silent.” In Rethinking Incarceration, Dominique Dubois Gilliard illustrates the unfortunate, intentionally overlooked and shameful history of the United States transitioning out of the era of slavery and into the re-enslavement of Black Americans … Continue reading

Seeking Transformation in Haiti—CBF field personnel dedicated to helping community discover its dreams
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Seeking Transformation in Haiti—CBF field personnel dedicated to helping community discover its dreams

By Blake Tommey In the appalling aftermath of Haiti’s magnitude 7.0 earthquake of 2010, the rubble of ruined lives and infrastructure flooded news cycles around the world, releasing an unprecedented wave of humanitarian aid. All told, donor nations and private charities pledged $13.5 billion to the small island nation, $32 million of which came in … Continue reading