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
COVID-19 / Espanol / Paul Baxley

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

CBF Executive Coordinator Paul Baxley statement on announced closure of Logsdon Seminary
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CBF Executive Coordinator Paul Baxley statement on announced closure of Logsdon Seminary

February 10, 2020 The following is a statement of Paul Baxley, Executive Coordinator of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship, on the announced closure of Logsdon Seminary at Hardin-Simmons University. On Saturday, February 8, I  awoke to the news that the Board of Trustees of Hardin-Simmons University had voted to close Logsdon Seminary. Certainly, there is much … Continue reading

Confession and repentance on the 400th anniversary of slavery in America
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Confession and repentance on the 400th anniversary of slavery in America

By Paul Baxley Tomorrow I will be present with religious and community leaders at a worship service at St. Stephen Church in Louisville, Kentucky. The service will include readings and prayers as we mark the 400th anniversary of the arrival of the first enslaved Africans in what is now the United States. In the service, … Continue reading