CBF advocates praise bipartisan “Bridging the Gap” immigration law
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CBF advocates praise bipartisan “Bridging the Gap” immigration law

October 31, 2022 By Lauren Lamb DECATUR, Ga. — Advocacy leaders of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship recently offered their praise for the adoption of the Bridging the Gap for New Americans Act. “I am very pleased that the President signed this bipartisan legislation,” said Stephen Reeves, CBF’s director of advocacy. The bipartisan legislation calls on … Continue reading

CBF Tennessee Announces Annual Advocacy for Women in Ministry Recipient
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CBF Tennessee Announces Annual Advocacy for Women in Ministry Recipient

The Betty Galloway Advocacy for Women in Ministry Award, an annual recognition by CBF Tennessee, has been posthumously awarded to layperson June Holland McEwen of Chattanooga, Tennessee. Mrs. McEwen is both the first layperson to receive the honor and the only person to receive it posthumously.   According to Mary Jayne Allen, retired minister of education … Continue reading

CBF Advocacy Announces the inaugural recipient of the Suzii Paynter March Advocacy Fellowship
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CBF Advocacy Announces the inaugural recipient of the Suzii Paynter March Advocacy Fellowship

CBF Advocacy is excited to announce Andrea Corso Johnson as the inaugural recipient of the Suzii Paynter March Advocacy Fellowship. Andrea is a former educator who is now a student in the Master of Divinity program, pursuing a concentration in Faith-Based Social Transformation, at the McAfee School of Theology at Mercer University. Andrea also serves … Continue reading

Defensoría CBF anuncia al primer destinatario del Suzii Paynter March Advocacy Fellowship
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Defensoría CBF anuncia al primer destinatario del Suzii Paynter March Advocacy Fellowship

Defensoría CBF se complace en anunciar a Andrea Corso Johnson como la primera ganadora inaugural del Suzii Paynter March Fellowship. Andrea es una ex educadora que ahora es estudiante en el programa de Maestría en Divinidad, con concentración en Transformación Social Basada en la Fe, en la Escuela de Teología McAfee de la Universidad de … Continue reading

Such a Time as This
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Such a Time as This

By John Mark Boes In recent weeks, we have seen devastating flooding in eastern Kentucky, another mass shooting at an elementary school in Uvalde, TX (not to mention mass shootings elsewhere), continued war in Ukraine and across the globe, the ever-increasing scourge of hunger, and migrants continue to arrive at our southern border. In the … Continue reading

“Have you Eaten?”: Reflections on the “Bread for the World” Advocacy Summit
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“Have you Eaten?”: Reflections on the “Bread for the World” Advocacy Summit

By David Deulofeu-Antunez When we think of poverty and hunger, what images come to mind? For many years, this question evoked images of absolute poverty and starvation. It reminded me of images of global south countries, like Haïti after the 2010 earthquake, or of my own native Cuba during the period especial, a euphemism the … Continue reading

CBF launches congregational advocacy initiative called “Amplify”
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CBF launches congregational advocacy initiative called “Amplify”

April 28, 2022 By Aaron Weaver DECATUR, Ga. — The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship announced today the launch of a new congregational advocacy initiative called Amplify. An initiative of CBF Advocacy, Amplify is a four-part video series designed to equip churches to begin and improve ministries of advocacy. Through Amplify, congregations will demonstrate the love of … Continue reading

CBF Advocacy Action Alert — Public Health and Border Security Act of 2022
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CBF Advocacy Action Alert — Public Health and Border Security Act of 2022

By Elket Rodriguez On April 1, 2022, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention announced the termination of Title 42 –the COVID-19 order that authorizes the rapid expulsion of migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border– on May 23. This policy has been misused under the false pretense of public health to expel over 1.7 million vulnerable … Continue reading