CBF’s Ruble deployed to Indonesia for tsunami response
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CBF’s Ruble deployed to Indonesia for tsunami response

October 1, 2018 By Aaron Weaver DECATUR, Ga.— Cooperative Baptist Fellowship field personnel Eddy Ruble has traveled to Indonesia to make assessments and help spearhead the response of global Baptists to the devastating earthquake and tsunami with more than 800 confirmed dead and death toll expected to be much higher. Ruble, who coordinates CBF’s international … Continue reading

CBF poised for great opportunity, Paynter tells Governing Board
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CBF poised for great opportunity, Paynter tells Governing Board

October 1, 2018 By Carrie McGuffin and Aaron Weaver DECATUR, Ga. — The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship is poised for great opportunity and increased engagement in the days ahead, Executive Coordinator Suzii Paynter told the Governing Board as she kicked off its two-day Sept. 27-28 meeting. She gave reflections on her tenure since March 2013 leading … Continue reading

CBF begins long-term disaster recovery work, invites volunteer teams to eastern Carolinas
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CBF begins long-term disaster recovery work, invites volunteer teams to eastern Carolinas

September 25, 2018 By Aaron Weaver DECATUR, Ga.— The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship is continuing its disaster relief efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence and has identified the location and focus of its long-term disaster recovery work. As flood waters from Hurricane Florence have begun to recede in the eastern Carolinas, CBF personnel, leaders from … Continue reading

CBF seeks ‘intervenor’ status in case to defend restrictions on predatory lending
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CBF seeks ‘intervenor’ status in case to defend restrictions on predatory lending

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 19, 2018 Media Contacts Aaron Weaver | aweaver@cbf.net | 770-220-1610 Jeff Huett | jhuett@cbf.net |  202-680-4127 DECATUR, Ga. — Continuing its efforts alongside pastors, churches and Global Missions field personnel to reform predatory lending practices, the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship has requested to join litigation to defend a regulation intended to restrict industry … Continue reading

CBF Disaster Response begins assessing damage, planning response to Hurricane Florence
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CBF Disaster Response begins assessing damage, planning response to Hurricane Florence

UPDATE 9/16/18 The following is a message from Rick Burnette, director of U.S. Disaster Response for the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship.  CBF Disaster Response continues to monitor the ongoing effects of Tropical Depression Florence in the Carolinas as well as Virginia. In consultation with CBF of North Carolina and local congregations, Alan Williams, CBF’s Disaster Response Specialist, … Continue reading

Committee releases position profile for Executive Coordinator search
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Committee releases position profile for Executive Coordinator search

August 27, 2018 By CBF Communications CBF Executive Coordinator Suzii Paynter announced on July 19 that she is working with the CBF Governing Board to transition her leadership of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship. A search committee has formed from across the Fellowship to select CBF’s next executive coordinator. The search committee has developed a CBF … Continue reading