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Look Different?

Ok, so the first thing you may notice is that things look a little different around here. We were having some problems with our display settings so we changed things a bit. Everything should work the same and of course all the regular bloggers will still have regular access. If you discover some problem, give … Continue reading

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Genocide ?

Are there any churches in the CBF working on issues of genocide? I’m curious to see what possibilities there are for developing a community of individuals and churches who work together to end genocide. Brent McDougal brent@alabamacbf.org Continue reading

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Politics and CBF….some discussion prompters

Well today it’s New Hampshire’s turn to influence the political process. I’ve been watching the press coverage of this unusually long election season (I just got tired of trying to avoid it) and have noticed the usual things—the careful positioning and nuanced distinction on the issues, the unsubtle repetition of the candidates credentials, and carefully … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

I hope that everyone had a wonderful Christmas (and continues to have if you celebrate the traditional way, through Epiphany). Mine was especially meaningful as I got to watch my 16 month old daughter participate fully in Christmas for the first time. I doubt you remember the first time you saw a lit Christmas tree, … Continue reading

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Contest

For interested parties, the Baptist Joint Committee is accepting entries for its 2008 Religious Liberty Essay Contest. The contest is for Baptist high school juniors and juniors and offers cash prizes and a trip to Washington, D.C Visit http://www.BJConline.org/contest to download registration materials and a promotional flier. For more information, contact Phallan Davis at 202-544-4226 … Continue reading

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What’s a CBF Anyway?

Let’s get this thing started. Since it’s supposed to be (among other things) a place for Fellowship people to discuss things, let’s discuss. What’s a “CBF” anyway? We all know the oft romanticized story of CBF’s beginnings. Moderate Baptists pulled out of the Southern Baptist Convention after more than 15 years of struggling against a … Continue reading