General CBF

Sermon Building and the Conference on Sexuality and Covenant

Tucked away deep within Baptist history there is a tradition your preacher doesn’t want you to know about. It’s called “sermon building,” and I’m told was en vogue for British Baptists in the late 1600s. Sermon building was a practice that embraced the whole gathered community’s role in proclaiming the Word each Sunday in worship. … Continue reading

General CBF

Choosing to respond

This post comes from G. Reid Doster, LPC, LMFT. He serves as coordinator of CBF Louisiana, maintains a private practice in clinical pastoral counseling and serves as Coordinator of Behavioral Healthcare Services for EXCELth Primary Care Network, New Orleans.  Sometimes, a local Christian fellowship is the only place in town where people, no matter what … Continue reading