CBF Advocacy expresses disappointment at CFPB decision  to reconsider payday lending rule
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CBF Advocacy expresses disappointment at CFPB decision to reconsider payday lending rule

January 17, 2018 By Aaron Weaver DECATUR, Ga. — CBF Advocacy leader Stephen K. Reeves expressed disappointment at news that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, led by acting director Mick Mulvaney who also serves as President Trump’s budget director, plans to reconsider a recent rule to curb payday and auto-title lending. The new rule, which … Continue reading

Baptist trailblazer and missionary  Pearl DuVall dies at 91
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Baptist trailblazer and missionary Pearl DuVall dies at 91

This information comes from an update from CBF of Georgia. DECATUR, Ga. – Prominent Georgia Baptist leader and missionary Reverend Pearl Holmes DuVall died on December 26, 2017 in Blackshear, Ga. DuVall was born December 2, 1926, in New Orleans, La., and was a Valedictorian graduate from Chamblee High School outside of Atlanta, Ga. She … Continue reading

CBF and BGCT announce partnership  to help rebuild rural Texas churches
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CBF and BGCT announce partnership to help rebuild rural Texas churches

November 17, 2017 By Jeff Huett DECATUR, Ga.— The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship and the Baptist General Convention of Texas  are partnering  to help repair and rebuild churches along the Texas Gulf Coast devastated by Hurricane Harvey, the organizations announced this week during the BGCT’s annual meeting in Waco, Texas. CBF Governing Board member Katie Sciba, … Continue reading

Register now for CBF Seminarian Retreat – January 3-6, 2018
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Register now for CBF Seminarian Retreat – January 3-6, 2018

By Devita Parnell The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship invites students in theological or divinity school to participate in the 2018 Seminarian Retreat during the first week of January. This event, now in its fourth year, welcomes students from both CBF partner schools as well as those enrolled at other institutions. Participants will gather for four days … Continue reading

CBF Advocacy releases DREAMer video testimonies, urges action for DACA recipients
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CBF Advocacy releases DREAMer video testimonies, urges action for DACA recipients

Itzayana was brought to the U.S. from Mexico at the age of 2. She’s 24 now and faithfully serves her church. Jemima is a recent college graduate working for a Christian ministry serving vulnerable children. With the elimination of DACA and possibility of deportation, the future Itzayana and Jemima have been building for themselves may soon be stripped away. Contact your members of Congress and ask their support of DREAMers like Itzayana and Jemima. Continue reading

CBF’s Paynter releases statement on Texas church shooting
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CBF’s Paynter releases statement on Texas church shooting

November 5, 2017 By CBF Communications DECATUR, Ga.—  In response to the latest U.S. mass shooting on Sunday in Sutherland Springs, Texas, Cooperative Baptist Fellowship Executive Coordinator Suzii Paynter has released the following statement: “While details of this horrific tragedy are still being sorted out, what we know is that the safety and sanctity of … Continue reading

CBF’s Suzii Paynter honored with Christian ethics award
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CBF’s Suzii Paynter honored with Christian ethics award

October 10, 2017 By Aaron Weaver  DECATUR, Ga. — CBF Executive Coordinator Suzii Paynter was honored Oct. 6 with the 2017 T. B. Maston Award for Christian Ethics for her “life of servanthood and leadership in applied Christianity” at the annual banquet of the T. B. Maston Foundation held at Dallas Baptist University. The award … Continue reading