CBF surpasses $12-million endowment fundraising goal supporting long-term sustainability
Assembly 2017 / Newsroom

CBF surpasses $12-million endowment fundraising goal supporting long-term sustainability

June 28, 2017 CBF Communications ATLANTA — Cooperative Baptist Fellowship Executive Coordinator Suzii Paynter announced at the Fellowship’s 25th Anniversary Celebration Dinner today that CBF has surpassed its $12-million fundraising goal for an endowment campaign it launched last June in Greensboro, N.C. Total gifts and pledges for the campaign, which is focused on the long-term … Continue reading

Focus on diversity, excellence and being global are key to Fellowship’s future, Paynter tells Governing Board
Assembly 2017 / Newsroom

Focus on diversity, excellence and being global are key to Fellowship’s future, Paynter tells Governing Board

June 27, 2017 By Aaron Weaver and Carrie McGuffin ATLANTA — The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship is living into the same attributes that its founders instilled more than 25 years ago, striving to be Christ-like, innovative, authentic, global, diverse and excellent, CBF Executive Coordinator Suzii Paynter said Tuesday during her report to the Governing Board at … Continue reading

New video shares about work of CBF Latino Network — La Familia
Assembly 2017 / General CBF / Newsroom

New video shares about work of CBF Latino Network — La Familia

June 23, 2017 By Aaron Weaver and Carrie McGuffin DECATUR, Ga. — The CBF Latino Network is La Familia — a network founded on the principles of fellowship, advocacy, ministry and missions, identity, leadership, intergenerational diversity, and alliances. This is the message of a new video released today to introduce Cooperative Baptists and others to … Continue reading

Nuevo video comparte el trabajo de la Red Latina de CBF — Familia
Assembly 2017 / General CBF / Newsroom

Nuevo video comparte el trabajo de la Red Latina de CBF — Familia

Junio 23, 2017 Por Aaron Weaver y Carrie McGuffin DECATUR, Ga. — La Red Latina de CBF se llama Familia — una red fundada en los principios de compañerismo, defensoría, ministerio y misiones, identidad, liderazgo, diversidad intergeneracional y alianzas. Este es el mensaje del nuevo video lanzado hoy para presentar dicha Red a los Bautistas … Continue reading

Ortiz receives praise from faith leaders for new CBF Latino Field Coordinator role
Assembly 2017 / Newsroom

Ortiz receives praise from faith leaders for new CBF Latino Field Coordinator role

June 22, 2017 By Aaron Weaver and Carrie McGuffin DECATUR, Ga. — Faith leaders from across the United States have offered their praise for Rubén Ortiz, who was recently added to the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship staff to guide the missions, ministries and advocacy work of the Fellowship in the Latino context. In the newly-created senior … Continue reading

Ortiz recibe felicitaciones de líderes religiosos por su nueva función como Coordinador de Campo Latino de CBF
Assembly 2017 / Newsroom

Ortiz recibe felicitaciones de líderes religiosos por su nueva función como Coordinador de Campo Latino de CBF

Junio 22, 2017 Po Aaron Weaver and Carrie McGuffin DECATUR, Ga. — Líderes religiosos de todo Estados Unidos han ofrecido  su reconocimiento a  Rubén Ortiz, quien recientemente fue nombrado para guiar las misiones, los ministerios y el trabajo de apoyo del Compañerismo Bautista Cooperativo (CBF por sus siglas en inglés) en el ámbito latino. A … Continue reading

Newly-Endorsed CBF Chaplains and Pastoral Counselors
Assembly 2017 / Chaplains 2017

Newly-Endorsed CBF Chaplains and Pastoral Counselors

The Council on Endorsement has the privilege and pleasure of working with applicants who seek endorsement from the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship. Perhaps the best part of this process is hearing about the applicant’s call to chaplaincy or pastoral counseling ministry. Chaplaincy is not a job; it is a calling that comes with passion and purpose. … Continue reading

Introducing our New Church Starters: Todd Toole
Assembly 2017 / Church Starters 2017

Introducing our New Church Starters: Todd Toole

CBF is a supportive home for those discerning and living out a call to church starting. Within CBF Church Starts, one finds a creative space for visioning, contextualization, coaching and training. CBF covenants with new churches to provide three years of professional coaching, site visits for leadership development, spiritual renewal retreats, financial grants and the … Continue reading

Meet our new Field Personnel: Stephanie Vance
Assembly 2017 / Field Personnel 2017

Meet our new Field Personnel: Stephanie Vance

Stephanie Vance is a CBF field personnel newly commissioned to serve as CBF Global Missions Area Coordinator for Mission Teams for the Rural Americas Team — those field personnel serving through Together for Hope and in rural communities of North America, Latin America and the Caribbean. She also serves as the manager of Together for Hope. … Continue reading