What do you need right now?
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What do you need right now?

Over the next weeks and months, the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship will be sharing reflections from our CBF field personnel serving around the world. These are stories of impact and outreach, Gospel-sharing and relationship building, long-term presence and abundant love. The following is a reflection from CBF field personnel Jon Parks, who serves in Kosice, Slovakia, … Continue reading

Fellowship Southwest matures, expands responsibilities
Fellowship Southwest

Fellowship Southwest matures, expands responsibilities

By Fellowship Southwest Communications Fellowship Southwest has taken the next steps in its organizational maturity, maintaining its historically close relationship to the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship while embracing its responsibility for long-term vitality and expanding its regional, cultural and ecumenical outreach. CBF created Fellowship Southwest in 2017 as a regional network alongside its CBF Oklahoma, CBF … Continue reading

The Impact of Hope and Hospitality: John’s Story
CBF Field Personnel / Featured / Fellowship! Magazine / offering for global missions

The Impact of Hope and Hospitality: John’s Story

By Grayson Hester What do the far-flung countries of Egypt, Sweden and Belgium have in common? A man named John. John, who attends Christus Voor Alle Naties (Christ for All Nations), a church planted by Cooperative Baptist Fellowship field personnel Janée Angel and her husband, Hary, in Antwerp, Belgium, feels called to minister to the … Continue reading

Receiving Encouragement
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Receiving Encouragement

Over the next weeks and months, the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship will be sharing reflections from our CBF field personnel serving around the world. These are stories of impact and outreach, Gospel-sharing and relationship building, long-term presence and abundant love. The following is a reflection from CBF field personnel Gennady Podgaisky, who serves in Kyiv, Ukraine, … Continue reading

New virtual clinic keeps churches thriving, not just surviving
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New virtual clinic keeps churches thriving, not just surviving

By Grayson Hester Throughout church history, a series of watershed events have divided the existence of the Church into “before” and “after;” examples include the Great Schism, the Reformation, Vatican II and now and COVID-19. The churches we all knew before the pandemic, before March 15th, 2020, no longer exist. The precise character of post-COVID … Continue reading

CBF State and Regional Coordinators Respond in a Joint Statement
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CBF State and Regional Coordinators Respond in a Joint Statement

Paul Baxley, the executive coordinator of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship, is announcing that the coordinators of CBF’s 19 state and regional organizations have released the following response to the violence at the United States Capitol Wednesday afternoon. “I am grateful for their shared witness in this moment of national crisis and thank them for their … Continue reading

A Change of Heart
Featured / Fellowship! Magazine / young Baptists

A Change of Heart

By Grayson Hester Before the summer of 2020, Wallace Montgomery, III, had never even heard of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship. Now, only a few months later, he’s transferring to one of CBF’s partner seminaries—Mercer University’s McAfee School of Theology. The difference between then and now? CBF’s Young Baptist Ecosystem and its Student.Church program, which placed … Continue reading