2012 General Assembly / General CBF

Newcomer gives voice to complex emotions of transition

The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship has discovered another voice for its journey. Yes, we have Kyle Matthews and Kate Campbell and others, but after Wednesday night’s concert honoring Daniel and Earlene Vestal, you can add Quaker folk singer Carrie Newcomer to that list. In a moving, seven-song concert featuring Broadway Baptist Church’s Chancel Choir, Newcomer connected … Continue reading

Economic Development Ministries / General CBF / Missions / Poverty & Transformation Ministries

TV news coverage of Duke football players’ trip to Ethiopia

David and Merrie Harding’s work in Ethiopia received more attention on Friday when WTVD-TV in Raleigh-Durham aired this news story about the trip that their son, David, an offensive lineman on the Duke University football team, organized for his teammates and coaches. Continue reading

General CBF / Internationals Ministries

CBF Field Personnel Marcia and Duane Binkley and the legacy of the Judsons

Recently, Central Baptist Theological Seminary completed an agreement with the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship and International Ministries of ABC-USA to provide a ministry platform for Duane and Marcia Binkley, jointly appointed missionaries of these two organizations.  Central is partnering with the Binkleys for leadership development. This collaboration at Central has resulted in the FOUNDATIONS Judson Communities … Continue reading