Alabama lay leader Debbie McDaniel to become CBF Moderator-Elect at 2021 General Assembly
2021 General Assembly / Newsroom

Alabama lay leader Debbie McDaniel to become CBF Moderator-Elect at 2021 General Assembly

By Aaron Weaver DECATUR, Ga. — A lay leader deeply involved in CBF and member of First Baptist Church, Huntsville, Ala., is the nominee to become the next Moderator-Elect for the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship at the 2021 General Assembly. The CBF Nominating Committee has selected Debbie McDaniel to serve as Moderator-Elect in 2021-2022 and Moderator … Continue reading

Love in the Time of COVID-19
CBF Field Personnel / COVID-19 / offering for global missions

Love in the Time of COVID-19

By Steven Porter Pastors keep asking me how to respond to the crises in Haiti, Afghanistan, and Lebanon. My answer: PRAY and then GIVE to the Offering for Global Missions. Why? Because presence matters.  Moments like these are the reason our Fellowship pools resources to support committed and highly trained people whom God has called … Continue reading

Governing Board proposes 2022 budget that further lives into Toward Bold Faithfulness
2021 General Assembly / Newsroom

Governing Board proposes 2022 budget that further lives into Toward Bold Faithfulness

Lea la narrativa del presupuesto en español aquí. By Jeff Huett DECATUR, Ga. – Cooperative Baptists attending the virtual General Assembly next week will vote on a budget proposal approved by the CBF Governing Board for a flat, yet balanced budget for the 2022 fiscal year that begins on October 1. Through the first nine months … Continue reading

CBF Silent Art Auction Supporting Global Missions Begins Monday
2021 General Assembly

CBF Silent Art Auction Supporting Global Missions Begins Monday

To kick-off General Assembly Week at the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship, the annual Silent Art Auction supporting CBF Global Missions will get under way at noon Eastern on Monday. The auction will be held virtually and will run through 3 p.m. on Friday, August 27. The CBF Silent Art Auction showcases high quality, hand-made art and … Continue reading

CBF requests support and plans local response effort following Haiti earthquake
Disaster Response / Newsroom

CBF requests support and plans local response effort following Haiti earthquake

By Aaron Weaver DECATUR, Ga. — The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship is requesting gifts for a response effort following 7.2-magnitude earthquake in Haiti which killed more than 1,200 people on Saturday, August 14. A tropical storm system is now threatening the country with flash flooding and mudslides. CBF field personnel Jenny Jenkins reported that she was … Continue reading

I believe Jesus descended to the dead, and on the third day rose again.
devotional / Leadership Scholars / Prayers

I believe Jesus descended to the dead, and on the third day rose again.

by Kendall Ellis This semester I had the joy of guiding my staff through a weekly devotional inspired by the Apostles’ Creed. Though Baptists have historically been a non-creedal people, my staff was an ecumenical group of believers, and we found a renewed hope in God as we studied the creed and scriptures together. Below … Continue reading

Defining Health after a Global Pandemic
COVID-19 / Leadership Scholars

Defining Health after a Global Pandemic

by Christopher West In the world of Covid-19, health has become a major topic of discussion and debate within our congregations. It seems that everywhere one goes today, people are discussing public health, health insurance reform, epidemiology, public policy in wake of the coronavirus, and the diminishing health of the American public. The thing missing … Continue reading