Carol McEntyre to become CBF Moderator-Elect at Birmingham General Assembly
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Carol McEntyre to become CBF Moderator-Elect at Birmingham General Assembly

June 10, 2019 By Aaron Weaver DECATUR, Ga.—A Missouri senior pastor and young leader deeply invested in CBF life is the nominee to become the next Moderator-Elect for the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship at the 2019 General Assembly in Birmingham, Ala. The CBF Nominating Committee has selected Carol McEntyre to serve as Moderator-Elect in 2019-2020. McEntyre … Continue reading

Ellen Sechrest joins CBF staff in Church Engagement and Global Missions
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Ellen Sechrest joins CBF staff in Church Engagement and Global Missions

April 1, 2019 By Carrie Harris A respected missions and spiritual formation minister with nearly 30 years experience serving the local congregations has joined the CBF staff in Decatur, Ga., to support the church engagement and global missions work of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship. Ellen Sechrest joined the CBF staff on February 18 as Manager … Continue reading

CBF’s Baxley issues statement following New Zealand mosque shootings
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CBF’s Baxley issues statement following New Zealand mosque shootings

March 15, 2019 By CBF Communications Cooperative Baptist Fellowship Executive Coordinator Paul Baxley released the following statement after the death of 49 Muslim worshipers in a terrorist attack during Friday prayers at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand. While details are still unfolding about this tragic event, we have been stopped in our tracks by … Continue reading

CBF, Alabama CBF respond to devastating tornadoes
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CBF, Alabama CBF respond to devastating tornadoes

March 5, 2019 By Carrie Harris DECATUR, Ga.—The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship and Alabama CBF are responding to the devastating March 3 tornadoes in Lee County, Ala., in partnership with Volunteers of America and First Baptist Church of Auburn. CBF Disaster Response has also contributed financially to assist with initial efforts. The tornadoes that tore through … Continue reading

CBF honors two ministers for outstanding leadership at ChurchWorks conference
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CBF honors two ministers for outstanding leadership at ChurchWorks conference

February 26, 2019 By Aaron Weaver ST. LOUIS — Two CBF ministers were honored Tuesday for their outstanding leadership during the second day of ChurchWorks, the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship’s annual conference for Christian educators meeting Feb. 25-27 at the historic Third Baptist Church in St. Louis. Churchworks is a three-day event for all practitioners of … Continue reading

CBF’s Reeves Condemns Move to Weaken Payday Lending Rule
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CBF’s Reeves Condemns Move to Weaken Payday Lending Rule

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 6, 2019 Media Contact Aaron Weaver | aweaver@cbf.net | 770-220-1610 DECATUR, Ga. — Responding to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s announcement today that it plans to remove borrower safeguards intended to ensure that vulnerable consumers have the ability to repay short-term, high-interest “payday” loans, Stephen K. Reeves, associate coordinator of partnerships … Continue reading