CBF and Cuban church explore partnership of mutual learning
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CBF and Cuban church explore partnership of mutual learning

March 7, 2017 By Carrie McGuffin A delegation of Cooperative Baptists traveled to Havana, Cuba, February 14-19 to explore an official partnership with the Fraternidad de Iglesias Bautistas de Cuba (FIBAC) that would strengthen ties between CBF churches and the Cuban church, as well as encourage the sharing of resources and mutual growth. “It is … Continue reading

Cooperative Baptist Fellowship affirms historic partnership with gift for disaster relief
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Cooperative Baptist Fellowship affirms historic partnership with gift for disaster relief

March 3, 2017 By Carrie McGuffin DECATUR, Ga.— Deepening its historic partnership with the National Baptist Convention of America International, Inc. (NBCAI), the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship has provided funding to assist in the rebuilding efforts of a place of hope, friendship, safety and education for an entire community, the Greater Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church … Continue reading

Cooperative Baptists honored at ChurchWorks 2017 with educator, leadership awards
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Cooperative Baptists honored at ChurchWorks 2017 with educator, leadership awards

February 22, 2017 By Carrie McGuffin Two Cooperative Baptists were honored Monday at ChurchWorks, CBF’s annual conference for Christian educators, held Feb. 20-22 at Hendricks Avenue Baptist Church in Jacksonville, Fla. David Burroughs, president and founder of Birmingham, Ala.-based Passport, Inc., was honored with the 2017 Jack Naish Distinguished Educator Award, named after the longtime minister … Continue reading

Expanding connections a focus of winter CBF Governing Board meeting
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Expanding connections a focus of winter CBF Governing Board meeting

February 10, 2017 By Aaron Weaver and Carrie McGuffin DECATUR, Ga. — The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship Governing Board launched a new regional network in the Southwest to strengthen joint ministry efforts, announced a creation stewardship initiative, and affirmed an historic partnership with a 3.5 million member African-American Baptist denomination at its Feb. 9-10 meeting. “It’s … Continue reading

CBF launches Fellowship Southwest network to strengthen mission efforts, create ‘big, equal table’ to advance witness of Christ
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CBF launches Fellowship Southwest network to strengthen mission efforts, create ‘big, equal table’ to advance witness of Christ

February 10, 2017 By Aaron Weaver DECATUR, Ga. — To respond to the growing needs of churches seeking to strengthen joint mission and ministry endeavors, the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship is launching a new network spanning the southwest region of the United States to advance the witness of Christ and further the renewal of God’s world. … Continue reading

CBF recognizes young laity, announces inaugural  “25 Young Leaders to Know” group
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CBF recognizes young laity, announces inaugural “25 Young Leaders to Know” group

February 7, 2017 By Carrie McGuffin DECATUR, Ga. — The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship celebrates the young lay leaders of the Fellowship with the premier of “25 Young Leaders to Know,” a new initiative of the CBF Ministries Council. CBF kicked off its celebration of the organization’s 25th Anniversary during the 2016 General Assembly in Greensboro, … Continue reading