Words in the Dark: The Seven Last Words of Christ – Palm Sunday
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Words in the Dark: The Seven Last Words of Christ – Palm Sunday

Jesus’ first spoken words during the darkness of Good Friday are words of indescribable grace. He offers forgiveness to those who crucify him, affirming that they don’t really know what they are doing. These are also powerful words of grace for us to hear early in the COVID-19 pandemic. Over these first several dizzying weeks, … Continue reading

General Assembly Update from Paul Baxley
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General Assembly Update from Paul Baxley

A Statement from CBF Executive Coordinator Paul Baxley on the 2020 CBF General Assembly April 2, 2020 By Paul Baxley Today the Governing Board of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship approved my recommendation that this year’s General Assembly be transitioned from a traditional in-person gathering at the Hyatt Regency in Atlanta to a virtual experience. These … Continue reading

CBF’s Baxley invites Cooperative Baptists to join global Christians in reciting Lord’s Prayer
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CBF’s Baxley invites Cooperative Baptists to join global Christians in reciting Lord’s Prayer

The following is a statement from CBF Executive Coordinator Paul Baxley: Tomorrow morning, March 25, Christians across the world are being invited to set aside time to recite the Lord’s Prayer as an affirmation of the unity of the Global Church in the face of the COVID-19 global pandemic. Tonight, I join the World Council … Continue reading

You Have Not Passed This Way Before
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You Have Not Passed This Way Before

By Paul Baxley  By any definition, these are very different days. Schools across the country are out indefinitely. Almost all congregations have suspended in-person worship gatherings. Some state and local governments are issuing “shelter in place” orders, placing varying levels of restriction on movement and interaction among people. Many businesses and nonprofit organizations that are … Continue reading

No han pasado antes por este camino
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No han pasado antes por este camino

Por Paul Baxley  Bajo cualquier definición, estos son días muy diferentes. Las escuelas en todo el país ha sido cerradas. Casi todas las congregaciones han suspendido sus reuniones de adoración presenciales. Algunos gobiernos estatales y locales están emitiendo órdenes de “tomar resguardo en casa”, hay niveles variables de restricción de movimiento e interacción entre las … Continue reading