General CBF / Youth ministry

CBF Youth Ministry Network collaborates for a bright future

The following post comes from John Uldrick, minister to students at First Baptist Church, Rome, Ga., and president-elect of the CBF Youth Ministry Network. As I write this, I’m surrounded by 30+ youth ministers from Georgia to Hawaii and everywhere in between, sharing life and learning together.  It is a beautiful picture of community.  It … Continue reading

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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

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The 21st Century Church: It Looks Like You

Last week my colleagues and I over here in the Pastoral Residency program at Wilshire traveled to Indianapolis, IN to meet, compare-notes, and brainstorm with other young ministers funded through the Lilly Endowment’s Transition into Ministry program. Lilly was an excellent host, the worship time and guest speaker were both phenomenal, and it was a great … Continue reading

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CBF version 3.0?

In my first trip ever to the founding church of Southern Baptists, I was treated to warm hospitality, excellent worship and thought-provoking messages, both from Wake Forest’s Bill Leonard and CBF of Georgia Coordinator Frank Broome.   Joined by more than 300 of my closest Georgia CBF friends Nov. 9-10 at the First Baptist Church … Continue reading