CBF Advocacy leads delegation to meet with new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau director
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CBF Advocacy leads delegation to meet with new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau director

By CBF Advocacy Stephen Reeves, CBF Associate Coordinator of Partnerships and Advocacy, led a delegation Jan. 22 of national religious leaders to meet with the newly confirmed Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Kathy Kraninger and several senior officials. The delegation consisted of members of two coalitions, Faith for Just Lending and the Faith … Continue reading

Baxley unanimously selected to lead CBF
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Baxley unanimously selected to lead CBF

January 16, 2019 By Aaron Weaver and Jeff Huett DECATUR, Ga.— The Governing Board voted unanimously Jan. 15 to elect a pastor of “theologically profound leadership,” the Rev. Dr. Paul Baxley, as the fourth executive coordinator of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship. Baxley, who has served since 2010 as senior minister of First Baptist Church, Athens, … Continue reading

Central American immigrant flood creates crisis, presents opportunity
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Central American immigrant flood creates crisis, presents opportunity

By Fellowship Southwest TIJUANA, Mexico—The flood of immigrants amassed at the Mexico-U.S. border presents both a humanitarian crisis and an opportunity for sharing the gospel, a team of Cooperative Baptist Fellowship leaders who traveled to the region learned. Glen Foster, coordinator of CBF West; Marv Knox, coordinator of Fellowship Southwest; Rubén Ortiz, CBF Latino field … Continue reading

CBF’s Paynter to be honored with Baylor Distinguished Alumni Award
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CBF’s Paynter to be honored with Baylor Distinguished Alumni Award

December 20, 2018 DECATUR, Ga.—CBF Executive Coordinator Suzii Paynter will be honored Feb. 1, 2019, with the Distinguished Alumni Award as part of the Baylor Line Foundation’s Hall of Fame. A member of the Class of 1972, Paynter will receive the distinguished alumni honor alongside surgeon and former NFL player Mark Adickes, Houston Chronicle reporter … Continue reading

Advent devotional series Following the Star returns to Passport’s devotion website
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Advent devotional series Following the Star returns to Passport’s devotion website

The following is an announcement from CBF-partner Passport Inc. Learn more at http://www.passportcamps.org.  (BIRMINGHAM, AL) –Following the Star, the devotional series for Advent and Christmas, returns to Passport, Inc.’s devotional website d365.org November 26. This series features scripture, prayer, and meditative thoughts accompanied by gentle music. Writers Tasha Gibson, Amy Kim Kyremes-Parks, Becky Caswell-Speight, Brian … Continue reading