Graham embodied the Great Commission, Paynter says
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 Graham embodied the Great Commission, Paynter says

February 21, 2018 DECATUR, Ga.— Cooperative Baptist Fellowship Executive Coordinator Suzii Paynter released the following statement after the death of Billy Graham. “When I think of the embodiment of the Great Commission, I see the faces of CBF field personnel, and I think of the Rev. Billy Graham. Like pastors and laity across the Fellowship, … Continue reading

Paynter: Beautiful ministry will continue with Baptists in Texas
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Paynter: Beautiful ministry will continue with Baptists in Texas

February 20, 2018 DECATUR, Ga.— Cooperative Baptist Fellowship Executive Coordinator Suzii Paynter released the following statement after today’s vote of the Baptist General Convention of Texas Executive Board to stop facilitating financial support of CBF from Texas Baptist churches. “CBF will continue beautiful collaboration with Baptists in Texas, including with 18 missionaries with Texas ties … Continue reading

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

CBF partners with Australian Baptists, global relief organizations to support humanitarian efforts to Rohingya refugees
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CBF partners with Australian Baptists, global relief organizations to support humanitarian efforts to Rohingya refugees

February 8, 2018 By Aaron Weaver DECATUR, Ga.— The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship has formed partnerships to assist the Rohingya people in the South Asian country of Bangladesh in response to the region’s humanitarian crisis, a situation described as “a textbook example of ethnic cleansing.” In late August 2017, violence broke out in the northern Rakhine … Continue reading

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