Patricia Wilson to become CBF Moderator-Elect at virtual General Assembly
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Patricia Wilson to become CBF Moderator-Elect at virtual General Assembly

June 17, 2020 By Aaron Weaver DECATUR, Ga.— A Baylor University law professor and lay leader deeply involved in CBF is the nominee to become the next Moderator-Elect for the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship at the upcoming virtual General Assembly, June 25-26. The CBF Nominating Committee has selected Patricia Wilson to serve as Moderator-Elect in 2020-2021. … Continue reading

CBF Governing Board adopts statement on racial justice
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CBF Governing Board adopts statement on racial justice

The Governing Board of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship unanimously adopted the following statement on racial justice in a meeting held today. The Governing Board of the Cooperative Baptist FellowshipStatement on Racial Justice June 4, 2020 We, the members of the CBF Governing Board, express our grief at the heinous killings of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor … Continue reading

CBF leaders and pastors urge Georgia legislature, governor to support hate crimes legislation
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CBF leaders and pastors urge Georgia legislature, governor to support hate crimes legislation

Statement from Cooperative Baptist Fellowship and Cooperative Baptist Fellowship of Georgia Concerning the Murder of Ahmaud Arbery The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship and Cooperative Baptist Fellowship of Georgia condemn the murder of Ahmaud Arbery and the slow response of law enforcement. We understand that the reckless, vigilante nature of this killing must be seen through the … Continue reading

Diverse CBF team finishes discovery work, to announce findings June 1
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Diverse CBF team finishes discovery work, to announce findings June 1

May 12, 2020 By Jeff Huett DECATUR, Ga. —  As part of the Toward Bold Faithfulness initiative, a team representing the breadth of CBF life has spent more than six months leading the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship through a season of discovering where God would have the Fellowship focus its energy, so that congregations can thrive … Continue reading

Baxley joins faith leaders in urging legislation to address needs of people in poverty
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Baxley joins faith leaders in urging legislation to address needs of people in poverty

April 30, 2020 By Aaron Weaver DECATUR, Ga. — CBF Executive Coordinator Paul Baxley recently joined a diverse coalition of Christian leaders called the Circle of Protection to urge members of the United States Congress to pass a fourth COVID response bill that “addresses the needs of our country’s struggling households” and “gives priority to … Continue reading

CBF, CBF of North Carolina contribute combined $25,000 to COVID-19 relief fund
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CBF, CBF of North Carolina contribute combined $25,000 to COVID-19 relief fund

April 29, 2020 By Aaron Weaver DECATUR, Ga. — CBF and CBF of North Carolina announced gifts totaling $25,000 to a new emergency relief fund to provide food to meet urgent essential needs of vulnerable children and families in communities where CBF serves in the United States and around the world. CBF launched the Coronavirus … Continue reading

CBF to offer virtual ministry and mission experiences for students during summer
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CBF to offer virtual ministry and mission experiences for students during summer

April 16, 2020 By Aaron Weaver DECATUR, Ga. — The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship announced today it will offer undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity for ministry and mission during the summer through virtual placements with Student.Go and Student.Church, CBF’s student missions and congregational internship programs. CBF will not be sending students to any physical location … Continue reading

CBF Advocacy Action Team urges government to protect immigrant community amid pandemic
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CBF Advocacy Action Team urges government to protect immigrant community amid pandemic

The CBF Advocacy Action Team for Immigrants and Refugees is urging elected leaders to protect the health and safety of the vulnerable immigrant and refugee community and is calling on Cooperative Baptists and other Christians to advocate for specific policies to ensure their protection amid the COVID-19 global pandemic. Continue reading

General Assembly Update from Paul Baxley
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General Assembly Update from Paul Baxley

A Statement from CBF Executive Coordinator Paul Baxley on the 2020 CBF General Assembly April 2, 2020 By Paul Baxley Today the Governing Board of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship approved my recommendation that this year’s General Assembly be transitioned from a traditional in-person gathering at the Hyatt Regency in Atlanta to a virtual experience. These … Continue reading