Despite Harvey’s horrors, survivors experience God’s grace
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Despite Harvey’s horrors, survivors experience God’s grace

By Marv Knox, Fellowship Southwest Field Coordinator HOUSTON — Survivors of Hurricane Harvey have experienced God’s grace in the aftermath of one of the worst natural disasters in U.S. history. “Harvey was one big, bad storm, but so many good things have come out of it,” noted Panha Mey, pastor of Cambodian Baptist Church of … Continue reading

New Baptist Covenant summit kicks off with sermon from Greensboro pastors
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New Baptist Covenant summit kicks off with sermon from Greensboro pastors

September 19, 2017 By Aaron Weaver ATLANTA — “There was something in the water.” So began the opening sermon of the New Baptist Covenant Summit in Atlanta, with an African-American and white pastor both from Greensboro, N.C., preaching in tandem. Dr. Darryl Aaron, pastor of Providence Baptist Church, shared a memory of his mother slipping … Continue reading

Angela Project honors Little Rock pastor to commemorate 60th anniversary of Central High School desegregation
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Angela Project honors Little Rock pastor to commemorate 60th anniversary of Central High School desegregation

September 19, 2017 By Aaron Weaver LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A Cooperative Baptist Fellowship pastor was honored September 11 at a summit focused on racial justice to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the desegregation of Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas, and to honor the Little Rock 9, the nine black students who bravely attempted … Continue reading

Dallas pastor encourages support for public education at Angela Project Conference
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Dallas pastor encourages support for public education at Angela Project Conference

September 18, 2017 By Aaron Weaver LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Public education is under assault in the United States, Dallas pastor George Mason said at a Baptist conference focused on racial justice September 11 in Louisville, Ky. “Racism is not the root of all problems of public education in America, but the problem of racism is … Continue reading

Baptists gather in Louisville to focus on racial justice at Angela Project Conference
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Baptists gather in Louisville to focus on racial justice at Angela Project Conference

NOTE: This is the first of a multi-part series of articles on The Angela Project Conference held September 11 in Louisville, Kentucky.  September 14, 2017 By Aaron Weaver LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Baptists from the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship, National Baptist Convention of America International, Inc., and the Progressive National Baptist Convention convened Monday in Louisville, Ky., … Continue reading

CBF Church Benefits releases profile for president’s search
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CBF Church Benefits releases profile for president’s search

September 13, 2017 DECATUR, Ga. – Continuing its process to replace retiring president Gary Skeen, CBF Church Benefits has completed the development of its president’s profile and is actively seeking names and resumes of potential candidates. The full profile is available for download here. CBF Church Benefits announced in April that Skeen, the founding president … Continue reading

Two Jacksonville-area churches to serve as staging areas for CBF’s Irma response in Florida
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Two Jacksonville-area churches to serve as staging areas for CBF’s Irma response in Florida

September 12, 2017 By Jeff Huett DECATUR, Ga. — As CBF Disaster Response and Florida CBF continue to assess the damage Hurricane Irma inflicted on the Bahamas, Cuba and Puerto Rico, plans are already underway for volunteer staging areas in Miami, Fort Myers and Jacksonville. Jacksonville, which suffered record-setting storm surge, will be the location … Continue reading