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Moving Beyond the Budget: Embracing the Three Critical Areas of Church Finance
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Moving Beyond the Budget: Embracing the Three Critical Areas of Church Finance

By Rickey Letson, CBF Congregational Stewardship Officer My wife and I had our annual financial review recently. Our advisor has worked with us for years and the hour-long meeting had a very natural, conversational tone to it. Over the course of the call, we moved between three major topics. We started by discussing our careers, current salaries … Continue reading

CBF previews trailer for Fall 2022 resource Seeing Through the Eyes of Jesus
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CBF previews trailer for Fall 2022 resource Seeing Through the Eyes of Jesus

May 9, 2022 By Aaron Weaver DECATUR, Ga. — The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship released a video trailer today to preview the forthcoming resource Seeing Through the Eyes of Jesus focused on calling participants back to the central focus of the Christian faith, the Risen and Living Jesus. This new resource for Fall 2022 invites congregations … Continue reading

Presence, Perseverance, Prayer and a Project: Lucien’s story
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Presence, Perseverance, Prayer and a Project: Lucien’s story

By Grayson Hester Lucien, better known by his church community as Dyak (“deacon” in Haitian Creole) has witnessed enormous change in the three years since his story was featured on the CBFblog. For one, Lucien’s home of Haiti has endured crisis after crisis in the last year alone—from the assassination of its president, Jovenel Moïse, … Continue reading

Partners in Mission
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Partners in Mission

By Ben Brown Frankfort, Kentucky, sits about 400 miles north and west of Atlanta, Georgia; but these two communities are connected by more than just Interstate 75. The drive takes about seven hours, but missions between two CBF churches: First Baptist Church of Frankfort and Johns Creek Baptist Church in Alpharetta, Georgia, connects these two … Continue reading

Meeting in Spain, field personnel offer witness to ‘Easter faith while it’s still dark’
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Meeting in Spain, field personnel offer witness to ‘Easter faith while it’s still dark’

By Paul Baxley Across my years in ministry, I have experienced so many Easter Sundays in beautiful sanctuaries with large gathered congregations, our singing accompanied by majestic pipe organs and brass ensembles. Two years ago, like all of you, I experienced the power of the resurrection in my home with my immediate family, as the … Continue reading

CBF launches congregational advocacy initiative called “Amplify”
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CBF launches congregational advocacy initiative called “Amplify”

April 28, 2022 By Aaron Weaver DECATUR, Ga. — The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship announced today the launch of a new congregational advocacy initiative called Amplify. An initiative of CBF Advocacy, Amplify is a four-part video series designed to equip churches to begin and improve ministries of advocacy. Through Amplify, congregations will demonstrate the love of … Continue reading