Kasey Jones joins CBF staff to lead strategic operations and outreach
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Kasey Jones joins CBF staff to lead strategic operations and outreach

September 11, 2017 By Carrie McGuffin and Aaron Weaver DECATUR, Ga.— The Rev. Kasey Jones, a former CBF Moderator and pastor, has been selected to lead the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship’s strategic operations and outreach efforts as the denomi-network heightens its focus on expansion and diversity initiatives. In this new role of Associate Coordinator of Strategic … Continue reading

CBF pastors sign statement condemning racism and recommit to pursuing racial justice
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CBF pastors sign statement condemning racism and recommit to pursuing racial justice

By Aaron Weaver DECATUR, Ga. — More than 100 Cooperative Baptist Fellowship pastors from across the United States have signed a statement by CBF today condemning racism, white supremacy and bigotry and committing to confront “any form of racism we encounter — individual and systemic.” The letter, titled “A Statement Concerning Racism in our Nation,” … Continue reading

CBF leaders decry Trump’s end to DACA
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CBF leaders decry Trump’s end to DACA

September 5, 2017 By Aaron Weaver DECATUR, Ga. — Cooperative Baptist Fellowship Executive Coordinator Suzii Paynter has issued the following statement regarding the announcement that the Trump Administration will end DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals), a program that has protected from deportation nearly 800,000 young undocumented immigrants who were brought to the United States … Continue reading

CBF establishes Houston headquarters for long-term Harvey relief efforts
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CBF establishes Houston headquarters for long-term Harvey relief efforts

By Jeff Huett DECATUR, Ga. — South Main Baptist Church will serve as the base of operations for the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship’s Disaster Response work in Houston with CBF’s efforts also extending to other communities along the Texas Gulf Coast that are facing devastation from Hurricane Harvey. Steve Wells, pastor of South Main Baptist Church … Continue reading