Take a Sad Song and Make it Better
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Take a Sad Song and Make it Better

Since 1985, the Network on Ministry in Specialized Settings (“COMISS”) has observed the last week of October as Spiritual Care Week – a time when we celebrate the sacred work of chaplains and pastoral counselors. This year’s Spiritual Care Week theme is “Collaborative Healthcare: Chaplains Complete the Picture.” Sometimes a picture is more informative and revealing than words. Often … Continue reading

BSK offers non-credit Bible intro and youth ministry courses
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BSK offers non-credit Bible intro and youth ministry courses

The Baptist Seminary of Kentucky’s Flourish Center is offering two non-credit courses this fall, Youth Ministry 1 and Introduction to the Bible Youth Ministry 1 Youth Ministry 1 will meet weekly on Tuesdays for six weeks beginning Oct. 13 and will cover the following topics: Introduction to youth ministry and discipleship Developmental theory and youth … Continue reading

BSK library named in honor of Bill and Joyce Holmes
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BSK library named in honor of Bill and Joyce Holmes

GEORGETOWN, Ky.— The Baptist Seminary of Kentucky has named its library in honor of longtime supporters Bill and Joyce Holmes, the school announced during its fall convocation Sept. 2. Bill Holmes, a BSK trustee and former interim president, practiced neurology in Louisville until retiring in 2007. He then completed a Master of Divinity degree and … Continue reading

CBF of North Carolina announces launch of Welcome House Community Network
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CBF of North Carolina announces launch of Welcome House Community Network

The following announcement comes from the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship of North Carolina:  Winston-Salem, NC (August 27, 2020)— The CBF of North Carolina (CBFNC) Coordinating Council is excited to announce its unanimous approval to adopt Welcome House Community Network (WHCN) as a new missions program of CBFNC.  WHCN is a newly formed collaborative ministry between CBFNC, CBF Field Personnel … Continue reading

How One Church Demonstrates More Effective Crisis Relief in the Form of Backpacks
Disaster Response / Feature / General CBF

How One Church Demonstrates More Effective Crisis Relief in the Form of Backpacks

By Jennifer Colosimo Just over a year ago, First Baptist Church of Dalton, Ga.,  took members on a mission trip to the Florida panhandle to provide relief for those affected by Hurricane Michael. The devastation was immense, and people were left without homes, food, water or much hope. For FBC Dalton, witnessing that immense tragedy … Continue reading

Roma Voices Project Amplifies Community through Music
Feature / Field Personnel / General CBF

Roma Voices Project Amplifies Community through Music

By Grayson Hester  Some say that music is the universal language, a dialect all people can speak and understand. Well, if that’s the case, then the Roma people are fluent. Historically transient and internationally oppressed, the Roma people, located all over the world but heavily concentrated in Eastern Europe, are repeatedly denied expression of their … Continue reading

Free CBF Screening Opportunities for Apple TV+ films “Boys State” and “Greyhound”
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Free CBF Screening Opportunities for Apple TV+ films “Boys State” and “Greyhound”

The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship along with WIT PR in partnership with Apple TV + are pleased to offer special screening opportunities exclusively to CBF leaders for two of the most anticipated films of the year, releasing only on Apple TV +. The first film is Tom Hanks’ World War II film, Greyhound.The second film is the Sundance Film Festival … Continue reading

Flying This Plane While We’re Still Building It: Remembering Hardy Clemons (1933-2020)
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Flying This Plane While We’re Still Building It: Remembering Hardy Clemons (1933-2020)

By Aaron Weaver Beloved and influential Baptist pastor Rev. Dr. Hardy Clemons passed away July 1 at the age of 87. Clemons was a founding leader in the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship and served as CBF Moderator from 1993-1994. He also served on the CBF Coordinating Council from 1992-1996. From 1961-2008, Clemons served as pastor of … Continue reading