Kaleidoscope of CBF church starts blossom across Southwest
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Kaleidoscope of CBF church starts blossom across Southwest

By Fellowship Southwest Imagine what attending a new Cooperative Baptist Fellowship church must be like in the Southwest. Be prepared for a kaleidoscope of thoughts, because young CBF congregations are as varied as the region. If you attended a CBF church start here, you might: Study the Bible under a carport in one of the nation’s poorest counties, … Continue reading

CBF West: Building relationships and expanding reach to minister to the world
Fellowship Southwest

CBF West: Building relationships and expanding reach to minister to the world

By Fellowship Southwest The American West offers the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship tremendous opportunities for expansion, reported Glen Foster, coordinator of CBF West. The region covers 13 states, from New Mexico to Alaska and Hawaii. It encompasses one-third of the U.S. population. And it includes about 20 CBF congregations spread across half the nation’s land mass.  … Continue reading

Reversing a storyline: Oklahoma partnership redefines race relationships
Fellowship Southwest

Reversing a storyline: Oklahoma partnership redefines race relationships

By Marv Knox WATONGA, Okla.—A cluster of Native American congregations and the Cooperating Baptist Fellowship of Oklahoma are writing a new script for race relations in the Sooner State. Churches affiliated with the Oklahoma Indian American Baptist Association and CBF of Oklahoma have brought Native American, African American and Anglo Baptists closer together. Leaders hope … Continue reading

Pastors lead partnership to support public education, help kids
Fellowship Southwest / Fellowship! Magazine

Pastors lead partnership to support public education, help kids

By Fellowship Southwest Conversations about education begin and end with justice—the right of every child to learn in order to live a productive life, insisted Charles Foster Johnson, executive director of Pastors for Texas Children, a partner of Fellowship Southwest.  “Education belongs to every child,” Johnson said. “We have a public trust to educate all … Continue reading