CBF Stories: Young Leader to Know Julianna Marraccino
bold faith / COVID-19 / General CBF / women in ministry

CBF Stories: Young Leader to Know Julianna Marraccino

In this special series of the CBF Stories Podcast, you’ll hear from some of the 25 Leaders to Know for 2020. Each year the CBF Ministries Council recognizes 25 Young Leaders to know as part of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship’s ongoing investment in young Baptists. This year features graduate students and seminarians, continuing their education … Continue reading

Texas BWIM offers online Bible studies
bold faith / COVID-19 / women in ministry

Texas BWIM offers online Bible studies

WORTH, Texas—Texas Baptist Women in Ministry will offer Ministry EDGE Bible Studies for women of all ages, including high school students, beginning May 15. Tia Kim, a veteran minister, will teach the online studies on the Zoom  video conferencing  platform. The new Ministry EDGE (Every Day Godliness and Excellence) project is an answer to prayer, … Continue reading

Making Online Programming Safer for Children, Teens, and Vulnerable Adults
bold faith / COVID-19 / Safe Churches

Making Online Programming Safer for Children, Teens, and Vulnerable Adults

By Jay Kieve In this season of COVID-19, church staff members have gone to heroic lengths to offer worship, prayer, Bible study, and fellowship through electronic means. They have used Facebook Live and Zoom, phone calls, emails, and text messages as vehicles for pastoral care and age-appropriate programming. Clergy deserve praise and gratitude for their … Continue reading

Reopening? The Church was never closed
bold faith / COVID-19 / Paul Baxley

Reopening? The Church was never closed

By Paul Baxley Recently, several governors in the southeastern United States announced plans to “reopen” their states for business. There has been vigorous debate about whether or not these decisions to reopen conform to the standards announced earlier by the Centers for Disease Control and the federal government. These announcements have been decried as reckless … Continue reading

¿Reapertura? La iglesia nunca estuvo cerrada
bold faith / COVID-19 / Espanol

¿Reapertura? La iglesia nunca estuvo cerrada

Paul Baxley, Coordinador Ejecutivo de CBF Paul Baxley Recientemente, varios gobernadores en el sureste de los Estados Unidos anunciaron planes para “reabrir” los negocios. Hay un intenso debate sobre si estas decisiones de reapertura se ajustan o no a los estándares anunciados anteriormente por los Centros para el Control de Enfermedades y el gobierno federal. … Continue reading