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CBF Church Benefits releases profile for president’s search
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CBF Church Benefits releases profile for president’s search

September 13, 2017 DECATUR, Ga. – Continuing its process to replace retiring president Gary Skeen, CBF Church Benefits has completed the development of its president’s profile and is actively seeking names and resumes of potential candidates. The full profile is available for download here. CBF Church Benefits announced in April that Skeen, the founding president … Continue reading

Two Jacksonville-area churches to serve as staging areas for CBF’s Irma response in Florida
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Two Jacksonville-area churches to serve as staging areas for CBF’s Irma response in Florida

September 12, 2017 By Jeff Huett DECATUR, Ga. — As CBF Disaster Response and Florida CBF continue to assess the damage Hurricane Irma inflicted on the Bahamas, Cuba and Puerto Rico, plans are already underway for volunteer staging areas in Miami, Fort Myers and Jacksonville. Jacksonville, which suffered record-setting storm surge, will be the location … Continue reading

Harvey blows breezes of Baptist cooperation
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Harvey blows breezes of Baptist cooperation

By Marv Knox, Fellowship Southwest Field Coordinator ROCKPORT, Texas—Although Hurricane Harvey blew apart communities along the Texas Gulf Coast, a gentle breeze of intra-Baptist cooperation followed in its wake. Coastal Oaks Baptist Church, a Southern Baptists of Texas congregation in Rockport, endured Harvey’s 130 mile-per-hour fury. The next weekend, a team of students from Baptist … Continue reading

Kasey Jones joins CBF staff to lead strategic operations and outreach
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Kasey Jones joins CBF staff to lead strategic operations and outreach

September 11, 2017 By Carrie McGuffin and Aaron Weaver DECATUR, Ga.— The Rev. Kasey Jones, a former CBF Moderator and pastor, has been selected to lead the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship’s strategic operations and outreach efforts as the denomi-network heightens its focus on expansion and diversity initiatives. In this new role of Associate Coordinator of Strategic … Continue reading

CBF sets Harvey-recovery trip September 10-16; volunteers needed
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CBF sets Harvey-recovery trip September 10-16; volunteers needed

By Marv Knox, Field Coordinator – Fellowship Southwest Cooperative Baptist Fellowship volunteers are racing the clock to help Hurricane Harvey victims remove flood-soaked carpet and drywall before mold takes over — and help is needed. Two CBF congregations, Broadway Baptist Church in Fort Worth and Day Spring Baptist Church in Waco, are organizing an initial … Continue reading