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CBF church works to stop debt trap through payday loan ministry
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CBF church works to stop debt trap through payday loan ministry

  By Chris Hughes  In February 2017, First Baptist Church of Frankfort, Ky., made one of the most unique $5,000 investments in its 200-year history. The money raised was not for additional personnel, new property or even renovation of existing property. Rather, this $5,000 investment became seed money for an entirely new way to help their community’s most vulnerable population—a payday … Continue reading

Cooperative Baptists invest to sustain collegiate ministry
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Cooperative Baptists invest to sustain collegiate ministry

By Blake Tommey  Nurturing young Baptists is a priority for Cooperative Baptists in North Carolina.  This is the message that CBF of North Carolina is making unequivocally clear with its decision to invest most of a $100,000 grant in young adults. The grant—a product of CBF’s 25th Anniversary Campaign which raised more than $12 million—will … Continue reading

“Visions of Hope” – The Spiritual Importance of Song
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“Visions of Hope” – The Spiritual Importance of Song

By Christian McIvor  As a trumpet player, guitar player, and singer/songwriter/composer, I have been fortunate to have many opportunities to share my musical gifts since embarking on my career shift to ministry. One particular gift I’ve found I posses is the ability to construct congregational songs around particular themes or phrases. This has been incredibly … Continue reading