General CBF

Time to bloom again

The following post is from Terry Maples, CBF field coordinator for the Tennessee Cooperative Baptist Fellowship. My wife and I were away from our home in Murfreesboro, TN, for three weeks earlier this summer. First, we traveled to Fort Worth, TX, for the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship General Assembly. Then we headed west and north to … Continue reading

General CBF

Implementing the 2012 Task Force Report: What’s next?

The following post is from CBF moderator Keith Herron. On the eve of entering CBF’s third decade, then-moderator Hal Bass appointed a 14-member task force to move the conversation forward on restructuring the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship movement (which also necessarily affects CBF partnering ministries). No one could have predicted that this 2012 Task Force would … Continue reading

General CBF

2012 Task Force brings us closer to fulfilling our dream

This post comes from CBF of North Carolina Coordinator and 2012 Task Force member Larry Hovis. The full report can be accessed and feedback provided at http://www.thefellowship.info/2012taskforce. In April 2010, Daniel Vestal and Babs Baugh convened a gathering at Callaway Gardens, Georgia, of leaders of CBF organizations (state and national) and CBF partner ministries. The … Continue reading

General CBF

A new thing

This post comes from David Hull, chair of the 2012 Task Force: When the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship gathered for our first General Assembly in May 1991, the theme for that meeting was “Behold, I do a new thing.” These words were taken from Isaiah 43:19, and they spoke of the “new thing” that God was … Continue reading