General Assembly Update from Paul Baxley
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General Assembly Update from Paul Baxley

A Statement from CBF Executive Coordinator Paul Baxley on the 2020 CBF General Assembly April 2, 2020 By Paul Baxley Today the Governing Board of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship approved my recommendation that this year’s General Assembly be transitioned from a traditional in-person gathering at the Hyatt Regency in Atlanta to a virtual experience. These … Continue reading

BJC offers assessment of COVID-19 stimulus for churches, faith-based nonprofits
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BJC offers assessment of COVID-19 stimulus for churches, faith-based nonprofits

  April 1, 2020 WASHINGTON—While federal measures designed to provide COVID-19 relief for nonprofits—presumably including churches—may not violate the U.S. Constitution, they could be of concern to Baptists who value religious liberty and church-state separation, a leading constitutional attorney reported. “After the initial COVID-19 stimulus package was enacted March 4, two additional measures were passed … Continue reading

BJC ofrece una evaluación del estímulo COVID-19 para iglesias y organizaciones de fe sin fines de lucro
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BJC ofrece una evaluación del estímulo COVID-19 para iglesias y organizaciones de fe sin fines de lucro

1 de Abril, 2020 WASHINGTON: Aunque las medidas federales diseñadas para proporcionar apoyo en el COVID-19 para organizaciones sin fines de lucro, presumiblemente incluyendo iglesias, pueden no violar la Constitución de los Estados Unidos sí podrían ser motivo de preocupación para los bautistas que valoran la libertad religiosa y la separación entre la iglesia y … Continue reading

In center of pandemic, S.C. congregation relies on time-tested resiliency and wisdom of elders
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In center of pandemic, S.C. congregation relies on time-tested resiliency and wisdom of elders

By Grayson Hester  The small town of Camden, S.C., doesn’t have a national reputation like other larger communities in the Palmetto State well known for college football and beaches. It does hold the distinction of being the state’s oldest inland town and has a rich history of horse racing as home of the Carolina Cup … Continue reading