New Executive Coordinator Baxley visits Texas first week on the job
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New Executive Coordinator Baxley visits Texas first week on the job

By Marv Knox, Fellowship Southwest  Paul Baxley is visiting Texas during his first week on the job as the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship’s fourth executive coordinator. Along the way, he is meeting CBFers and a few ecumenical friends over meals, getting to know and allowing Cooperative Baptists in Texas to find out more about him. The … Continue reading

Go into the world and ‘speak God,’ Merritt tells CBF Advocacy conference
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Go into the world and ‘speak God,’ Merritt tells CBF Advocacy conference

By Blake Tommey “The world needs you to speak ‘God,’ especially in this moment,” Jonathan Merritt, award-winning writer on religion and culture, said at the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship’s annual Advocacy in Action conference on March 14 in New York City. “Do you believe in God?” Merritt continued. “That is, do you love God and have … Continue reading

Spring break mission projects reflect love of Jesus
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Spring break mission projects reflect love of Jesus

By Marv Knox Spring break mission projects—which blossom like bluebonnets this time of year—make a huge positive impact on families who live in colonias along the U.S.-Mexico border, as well as the churches that serve them, missions leaders report. Mission trips hold a permanent place on many congregational calendars this time of year. Multigenerational crews … Continue reading

Oates Institute invites participants to April symposium on interracial dialogue
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Oates Institute invites participants to April symposium on interracial dialogue

The following is a press release regarding an upcoming symposium sponsored by CBF partner Baptist Seminary of Kentucky and CBF of Mississippi in partnership with the Oates Institute. Learn more below: By Oates Institute Once or twice a year the Oates Institutes offers a live Adobe Connect symposium on some cutting-edge topic. Thought leaders and … Continue reading

Louisville conference to honor Baptist scholar Glen Hinson
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Louisville conference to honor Baptist scholar Glen Hinson

The following is a press release from CBF-partner congregation Crescent Hill Baptist Church announcing an upcoming conference to honor the life and work of Baptist scholar Dr. Glenn Hinson, a beloved professor who served at two CBF partner schools, Baptist Theological Seminary at Richmond and Baptist Seminary of Kentucky. Learn more below:  By Patrick Cole … Continue reading