CBF Governing Board receives Illumination Project recommendation, adopts Christ-centered hiring policy
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CBF Governing Board receives Illumination Project recommendation, adopts Christ-centered hiring policy

February 9, 2018 By Aaron Weaver and Jeff Huett DECATUR, Ga.— Cooperative Baptist Fellowship employees will be Christians committed to the Great Commandment and Great Commission upholding the highest moral character and ethical standards lived out in Christ-centered relationship both inside and outside the workplace, says a new hiring policy passed by the CBF Governing Board Friday. The Christ-centered hiring policy (see full … Continue reading

Illuminations: The Healing Space between “Good” and “Bad”
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Illuminations: The Healing Space between “Good” and “Bad”

By Julie Pennington-Russell               Anthony de Mello, the Indian Jesuit priest and spiritual director, told the story of an elderly Chinese farmer who had a horse for tilling his fields. One day, the horse escaped into the hills. When the farmer’s neighbors sympathized with the man over his bad luck, the farmer replied, “Bad luck? Good … Continue reading

Illuminations: On cooperation, transformation and hope
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Illuminations: On cooperation, transformation and hope

By Doug Dortch  I will always remember the tension in the room at the 2016 CBF General Assembly breakout session in Greensboro, N.C., where the concept of the Illumination Project was first explained. The confluence of the tragedy of the recent Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando and the release of the U.S. Supreme Court ruling … Continue reading

‘Illuminating’ a path toward deeper unity vital for faithful approach to our global mission
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‘Illuminating’ a path toward deeper unity vital for faithful approach to our global mission

By Dr. Paul Baxley This month, my family and I will make a gift to the Offering for Global Missions of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship. I am especially enthused about our contribution this year because last June at CBF General Assembly our Fellowship embraced a new vision for CBF Global Missions. We committed ourselves to … Continue reading

Illumination Project committee reports progress, enters next phase of its work
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Illumination Project committee reports progress, enters next phase of its work

October 3, 2016 By Aaron Weaver DECATUR, Ga. — The CBF Governing Board’s 6-member ad hoc committee leading the implementation of the Illumination Project is working diligently and is preparing to enter the next phase of its work listening to, reflecting and expressing the diverse voices of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship on matters of human … Continue reading

Illumination Project — Frequently Asked Questions
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Illumination Project — Frequently Asked Questions

The following are Frequently Asked Questions about the Illumination Project, an initiative adopted by the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship Governing Board at the 2016 General Assembly in Greensboro, N.C., to create and facilitate a process of discernment and accompaniment to form and strengthen unity through cooperation across the Fellowship. Learn more at http://www.cbf.net/illuminationproject 1. Why the … Continue reading