General Assembly concludes with commissioning, call to lean into ‘holy invitation of renewal’
2021 General Assembly / Newsroom

General Assembly concludes with commissioning, call to lean into ‘holy invitation of renewal’

August 27, 2021By Carrie Harris and Aaron Weaver DECATUR, Ga. — “Lean into the holy invitation of renewal” was the encouraging word of Rev. Emily Hull McGee to attendees gathered virtually for the concluding worship and commissioning service of the 2021 CBF General Assembly.  Hull McGee, who serves as senior pastor of First Baptist Church … Continue reading

Blessed to be Salt and Light
CBF Field Personnel / Field Personnel / Missions / refugees

Blessed to be Salt and Light

Over the next weeks and months, the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship will be sharing reflections from our CBF field personnel serving around the world. These are stories of impact and outreach, Gospel-sharing and relationship building, long-term presence and abundant love. The following is a reflection from CBF field personnel Rick Sample, who serves with internationals in … Continue reading

Virtual General Assembly concludes with challenge to “go together with bold faithfulness into a resurrected and reimagined future”
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Virtual General Assembly concludes with challenge to “go together with bold faithfulness into a resurrected and reimagined future”

June 26, 2020 By Aaron Weaver and Carrie Harris DECATUR, Ga.—What would it mean to live boldly in the midst of the harsh realities of COVID-19 and racial injustice? Will we, like Joseph of Arimathea, have the courage to show up? Will we as a Fellowship have the courage to go together with bold faithfulness … Continue reading

“Do This in Remembrance of Me”—Celebrating Communion in a Time of Social Distance
bold faith / COVID-19 / Paul Baxley

“Do This in Remembrance of Me”—Celebrating Communion in a Time of Social Distance

By Paul Baxley  We are at the beginning of a most unusual Holy Week. Even in the midst of the global coronavirus pandemic, we Christians are called to remember the final hours of Jesus’ life, so that the Holy Spirit may bring those events powerfully into our present circumstances so that we can experience grace, … Continue reading