CBF Podcast: Catherine Meeks and Nibs Stroupe on the Life and Times of Ida B. Wells
General CBF / Podcast / Racial Reconciliation

CBF Podcast: Catherine Meeks and Nibs Stroupe on the Life and Times of Ida B. Wells

By Andy Hale  Born into slavery in the 1860s, Ida B. Wells, leveraged a career in investigative journalism to combat racial injustice and promote the cause of women’s suffrage. Wells was the embodiment of strength, endurance, courage, and justice. “Brave men do not gather by thousands to torture and murder a single individual, so gagged … Continue reading

CBF Executive Coordinator Paul Baxley statement on announced closure of Logsdon Seminary
General CBF / Newsroom / Paul Baxley

CBF Executive Coordinator Paul Baxley statement on announced closure of Logsdon Seminary

February 10, 2020 The following is a statement of Paul Baxley, Executive Coordinator of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship, on the announced closure of Logsdon Seminary at Hardin-Simmons University. On Saturday, February 8, I  awoke to the news that the Board of Trustees of Hardin-Simmons University had voted to close Logsdon Seminary. Certainly, there is much … Continue reading

CBF Podcast: A Conversation with Kasey Van Norman
General CBF / Podcast

CBF Podcast: A Conversation with Kasey Van Norman

By Andy Hale  Winston Churchill has been credited with about as many fascinating quotes as Abraham Lincoln, Confucius and Albert Einstein. Don’t you remember when Lincoln said, “The problem with quotes found on the internet is that they are often not true.” At any rate, Churchill so brilliantly said, “Tact is the ability to tell … Continue reading