A CBF Budget Update from Paul Baxley
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A CBF Budget Update from Paul Baxley

Cooperative Baptists, Come this summer, CBF will mark the 30th anniversary of our founding. In this anniversary year, we are facing both incredible opportunities and significant challenges. Our Toward Bold Faithfulness process was launched almost a year ago to discover the greatest gifts and most urgent needs of our Fellowship, churches and communities and then … Continue reading

CBF recibe una subvención de $ 1 millón de Lilly Endowment Inc. para la Iniciativa de Congregaciones que Prosperan
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CBF recibe una subvención de $ 1 millón de Lilly Endowment Inc. para la Iniciativa de Congregaciones que Prosperan

7 de octubre de 2020 Por Jeff Huett DECATUR, Ga. – El Compañerismo Bautista Cooperativo ha recibido una subvención de $ 1 millón de parte de Lilly Endowment Inc. para ayudar a establecer una Iniciativa de “Congregaciones que Prosperan en la Comunidad”. El programa será financiado a través de la Thriving Congregation Initiative de Lilly Endowment. El objetivo de la iniciativa nacional es fortalecer a las … Continue reading

CBF Governing Board Approves Balanced Budget, Affirms Preliminary Response Phase Report
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CBF Governing Board Approves Balanced Budget, Affirms Preliminary Response Phase Report

October 2, 2020 By Jeff Huett and Aaron WeaverDECATUR, Ga. — The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship Governing Board gathered virtually for its fall meeting Oct. 1-2, approved a balanced budget and voted to affirm the preliminary report of a team tasked with preparing a collaborative response to the greatest gifts and most urgent needs of churches, … Continue reading

BNG: CBF Governing Board will consider significant budget changes this week
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BNG: CBF Governing Board will consider significant budget changes this week

Mark Wingfield, executive director of Baptist News Global, published the following article featuring an interview with CBF Executive Coordinator Paul Baxley regarding the upcoming Oct. 1-2 meeting of the CBF Governing Board. Read an excerpt below via BNG: When the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship’s Governing Board convenes tomorrow and Friday, its decisions could reshape the organization … Continue reading

CBF and National Baptist leaders meet, plan for long-term recovery in Lake Charles
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CBF and National Baptist leaders meet, plan for long-term recovery in Lake Charles

September 4, 2020By Aaron Weaver DECATUR, Ga. — CBF Disaster Response and state/regional leaders gathered in Lake Charles, La., to assess damage wrought by Hurricane Laura and plan for long-term recovery efforts in collaboration with the National Baptist Convention of America International, Inc. (NBCA) and its President, Dr. Samuel Tolbert, Jr. Tolbert hosted Cooperative Baptist … Continue reading

CBF launches Thriving in Ministry initiative, invites pastors to apply
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CBF launches Thriving in Ministry initiative, invites pastors to apply

August 19, 2020By Aaron Weaver DECATUR, Ga. — The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship opens applications today for a new initiative to encourage and enhance the thriving of pastors in CBF congregations.  This four-year initiative, which is funded by a grant from the Lilly Endowment, Inc., aims to address challenges that pastors face in their congregational settings … Continue reading

CBF requests support for urgent relief efforts in Beirut
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CBF requests support for urgent relief efforts in Beirut

August 6, 2020 By Aaron Weaver DECATUR, Ga. — The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship has provided $5,000 in emergency assistance to support relief efforts following the August 6 explosion in Beirut, Lebanon, which killed more than 135 people, injured 5,000 and displaced at least 300,000. CBF field personnel Chaouki and Maha Boulos, who are based in … Continue reading

CBF’s Kasey Jones to focus leadership on outreach and growth
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CBF’s Kasey Jones to focus leadership on outreach and growth

By Jeff Huett July 29, 2020 DECATUR, Ga. – Kasey Jones, whose current work at the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship includes both operations and outreach, will begin a transition to a role that focuses her leadership on the Fellowship’s outreach and growth initiatives, including CBF’s work for racial and ethnic diversity. This shift in focus comes … Continue reading

Desde CBF, Kasey Jones enfocará su liderazgo en alcance y crecimiento.
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Desde CBF, Kasey Jones enfocará su liderazgo en alcance y crecimiento.

Por Jeff Huett 29 de julio de 2020 DECATUR, Ga. – Kasey Jones, cuyo trabajo actual en el Compañerismo Bautista Cooperativo incluye tanto operaciones administrativas como alcance, comenzará una transición a un rol que centrará su liderazgo en las iniciativas de extensión y crecimiento del Compañerismo, incluído el trabajo de CBF en diversidad racial y … Continue reading

CBF announces Renée Owen as leader of chaplaincy, pastoral counseling ministries
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CBF announces Renée Owen as leader of chaplaincy, pastoral counseling ministries

July 21, 2020 By Aaron Weaver and Jeff Huett DECATUR, Ga. — A Cooperative Baptist Fellowship-endorsed healthcare chaplain with more than 20 years of experience meeting the unique spiritual, religious and cultural needs of patients, their families and healthcare providers has been named as CBF’s Chaplaincy and Pastoral Counseling Ministries Director. Renée Lloyd Owen will … Continue reading