Assembly honors Paynter, hears missions and ministry reports
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Assembly honors Paynter, hears missions and ministry reports

June 20, 2019 By Carrie Harris BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—The 2019 General Assembly continued Thursday with a “Fellowship at Work” business session where attendees heard reports and updates on the missions and ministries of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship. “When faithful servants of God say ‘yes’ to serving, there is no limit to the mountains God can move … Continue reading

CBF opens 2019 Birmingham Assembly with day focused on racial justice
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CBF opens 2019 Birmingham Assembly with day focused on racial justice

June 19, 2019 By Carrie Harris and Aaron Weaver BIRMINGHAM, Ala.— The 2019 General Assembly of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship opened Wednesday with a day focused on racial justice, including a worship service featuring testimonies from CBF pastors deeply engaged in the work toward racial justice and reconciliation. “The work of reconciliation is challenging to … Continue reading

Up close with Kyle Reese: Friday he’ll become CBF’s new moderator
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Up close with Kyle Reese: Friday he’ll become CBF’s new moderator

By Aaron Weaver Just a year ago, Cooperative Baptists voted to elect Kyle Reese, then senior pastor of Hendricks Avenue Baptist Church in Jacksonville, Fla., to serve as Moderator-Elect for the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship in 2018-2019. Later this week, Reese will assume the role of Moderator, the Fellowship’s highest-ranking officer, succeeding Gary Dollar in the role. I … Continue reading

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