Defining Health after a Global Pandemic
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Defining Health after a Global Pandemic

by Christopher West In the world of Covid-19, health has become a major topic of discussion and debate within our congregations. It seems that everywhere one goes today, people are discussing public health, health insurance reform, epidemiology, public policy in wake of the coronavirus, and the diminishing health of the American public. The thing missing … Continue reading

South Carolina pastor joins CBF development staff; Long-time field personnel Green shifts service to OGM
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South Carolina pastor joins CBF development staff; Long-time field personnel Green shifts service to OGM

April 20, 2021 By Jeff Huett DECATUR ─ Seeking to better serve congregations as they join God’s work in the world in partnership with the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship, CBF announced today the addition of two strategic staff roles in the Fellowship. A pastor active in CBF life with more than 20 years serving partner congregations … Continue reading

Reopening? The Church was never closed
bold faith / COVID-19 / Paul Baxley

Reopening? The Church was never closed

By Paul Baxley Recently, several governors in the southeastern United States announced plans to “reopen” their states for business. There has been vigorous debate about whether or not these decisions to reopen conform to the standards announced earlier by the Centers for Disease Control and the federal government. These announcements have been decried as reckless … Continue reading

CBF awards grants to bolster church-community connections
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CBF awards grants to bolster church-community connections

 By Aaron Weaver DECATUR, Ga.— The Ministries Council of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship has awarded five grants totaling $25,000 to CBF churches to help support projects to build bridges between congregations and communities. The Ministries Council serves as an advisory body to the CBF Governing Board, collaborating with individuals throughout the Fellowship to identify, develop … Continue reading