CBF and Baptist Women in Ministry to host Leading Women gathering
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CBF and Baptist Women in Ministry to host Leading Women gathering

March 22, 2017 By Carrie McGuffin DECATUR, Ga. — As the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship celebrates 25 years, it also celebrates the influential women who call CBF home and are leaders in their churches and communities around the world. Leading Women, a three-day gathering co-hosted by Baptist Women in Ministry (BWIM), will be held April 26-28 … Continue reading

CBF provides emergency relief in response to severe drought in Kenya
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CBF provides emergency relief in response to severe drought in Kenya

March 15, 2017 By Aaron Weaver DECATUR, Ga. — To respond to the worsening drought in northern Kenya, the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship has contributed $5,000 in emergency relief for vulnerable children in communities where the Fellowship has a long-term presence. Funds are being designated for the purchase of maize, beans and oil to feed vulnerable … Continue reading

CBF and Cuban church explore partnership of mutual learning
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CBF and Cuban church explore partnership of mutual learning

March 7, 2017 By Carrie McGuffin A delegation of Cooperative Baptists traveled to Havana, Cuba, February 14-19 to explore an official partnership with the Fraternidad de Iglesias Bautistas de Cuba (FIBAC) that would strengthen ties between CBF churches and the Cuban church, as well as encourage the sharing of resources and mutual growth. “It is … Continue reading

Cooperative Baptist Fellowship affirms historic partnership with gift for disaster relief
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Cooperative Baptist Fellowship affirms historic partnership with gift for disaster relief

March 3, 2017 By Carrie McGuffin DECATUR, Ga.— Deepening its historic partnership with the National Baptist Convention of America International, Inc. (NBCAI), the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship has provided funding to assist in the rebuilding efforts of a place of hope, friendship, safety and education for an entire community, the Greater Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church … Continue reading

Cooperative Baptists honored at ChurchWorks 2017 with educator, leadership awards
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Cooperative Baptists honored at ChurchWorks 2017 with educator, leadership awards

February 22, 2017 By Carrie McGuffin Two Cooperative Baptists were honored Monday at ChurchWorks, CBF’s annual conference for Christian educators, held Feb. 20-22 at Hendricks Avenue Baptist Church in Jacksonville, Fla. David Burroughs, president and founder of Birmingham, Ala.-based Passport, Inc., was honored with the 2017 Jack Naish Distinguished Educator Award, named after the longtime minister … Continue reading

Expanding connections a focus of winter CBF Governing Board meeting
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Expanding connections a focus of winter CBF Governing Board meeting

February 10, 2017 By Aaron Weaver and Carrie McGuffin DECATUR, Ga. — The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship Governing Board launched a new regional network in the Southwest to strengthen joint ministry efforts, announced a creation stewardship initiative, and affirmed an historic partnership with a 3.5 million member African-American Baptist denomination at its Feb. 9-10 meeting. “It’s … Continue reading