Paynter calls on Assembly to continue being “relentlessly pilgrim community”
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Paynter calls on Assembly to continue being “relentlessly pilgrim community”

June 29, 2017 By Carrie McGuffin and Aaron Weaver ATLANTA — “We are the Pilgrim Church called for the task of unleashing Heaven’s Kingdom here on earth,” Cooperative Baptist Fellowship Executive Coordinator Suzii Paynter said during the opening business session of the 2017 General Assembly in Atlanta. In an address titled “A Journey and a … Continue reading

CBF celebrates 25 years with evening of storytelling about the power of partnership
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CBF celebrates 25 years with evening of storytelling about the power of partnership

June 28, 2017 By Carrie McGuffin and Aaron Weaver ATLANTA — The 2017 General Assembly of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship kicked off Wednesday evening in downtown Atlanta with a dinner to celebrate the denomi-network’s 25th anniversary and the success of a $12-million endowment campaign launched last June to support the long-term sustainability of CBF missions … Continue reading

CBF surpasses $12-million endowment fundraising goal supporting long-term sustainability
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CBF surpasses $12-million endowment fundraising goal supporting long-term sustainability

June 28, 2017 CBF Communications ATLANTA — Cooperative Baptist Fellowship Executive Coordinator Suzii Paynter announced at the Fellowship’s 25th Anniversary Celebration Dinner today that CBF has surpassed its $12-million fundraising goal for an endowment campaign it launched last June in Greensboro, N.C. Total gifts and pledges for the campaign, which is focused on the long-term … Continue reading

Focus on diversity, excellence and being global are key to Fellowship’s future, Paynter tells Governing Board
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Focus on diversity, excellence and being global are key to Fellowship’s future, Paynter tells Governing Board

June 27, 2017 By Aaron Weaver and Carrie McGuffin ATLANTA — The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship is living into the same attributes that its founders instilled more than 25 years ago, striving to be Christ-like, innovative, authentic, global, diverse and excellent, CBF Executive Coordinator Suzii Paynter said Tuesday during her report to the Governing Board at … Continue reading

New video shares about work of CBF Latino Network — La Familia
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New video shares about work of CBF Latino Network — La Familia

June 23, 2017 By Aaron Weaver and Carrie McGuffin DECATUR, Ga. — The CBF Latino Network is La Familia — a network founded on the principles of fellowship, advocacy, ministry and missions, identity, leadership, intergenerational diversity, and alliances. This is the message of a new video released today to introduce Cooperative Baptists and others to … Continue reading

Nuevo video comparte el trabajo de la Red Latina de CBF — Familia
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Nuevo video comparte el trabajo de la Red Latina de CBF — Familia

Junio 23, 2017 Por Aaron Weaver y Carrie McGuffin DECATUR, Ga. — La Red Latina de CBF se llama Familia — una red fundada en los principios de compañerismo, defensoría, ministerio y misiones, identidad, liderazgo, diversidad intergeneracional y alianzas. Este es el mensaje del nuevo video lanzado hoy para presentar dicha Red a los Bautistas … Continue reading

Ortiz receives praise from faith leaders for new CBF Latino Field Coordinator role
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Ortiz receives praise from faith leaders for new CBF Latino Field Coordinator role

June 22, 2017 By Aaron Weaver and Carrie McGuffin DECATUR, Ga. — Faith leaders from across the United States have offered their praise for Rubén Ortiz, who was recently added to the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship staff to guide the missions, ministries and advocacy work of the Fellowship in the Latino context. In the newly-created senior … Continue reading