The latest sign that the Holy Spirit is at work in us and through us
Assembly 2020 / bold faith / COVID-19 / Paul Baxley

The latest sign that the Holy Spirit is at work in us and through us

By Paul Baxley Last week our Fellowship held our first ever virtual General Assembly. I would like to thank each member of our Fellowship community who made time to engage in the worship, plenary sessions, workshops, network gatherings and partner events that took place Thursday and Friday. While we certainly missed the unique beauty of … Continue reading

Toward Bold Faithfulness moves from Discovery into Response Phase
Assembly 2020 / Newsroom / Toward Bold Faithfulness

Toward Bold Faithfulness moves from Discovery into Response Phase

By Jeff Huett DECATUR, Ga. – Today at its virtual General Assembly, the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship launched into the second phase of its journey Toward Bold Faithfulness by reporting to participants on the findings of the prayerful Discovery process and transitioning into the process of faithful response. CBF Moderator Kyle Reese and CBF Executive Coordinator … Continue reading

Baxley calls Cooperative Baptists toward bold faithfulness, commitment to racial justice and healing
Assembly 2020 / bold faith / Newsroom / Paul Baxley

Baxley calls Cooperative Baptists toward bold faithfulness, commitment to racial justice and healing

June 25, 2020 By Carrie Harris and Aaron Weaver DECATUR, Ga.—The journey toward bold faithfulness demands more of ourselves and more of the church in this current cultural moment marked by racial injustice and the sins of white supremacy, CBF Executive Coordinator Paul Baxley preached during the Thursday evening worship service of the 2020 virtual … Continue reading

General Assembly attendees to vote Friday on Governing Board proposal to adjust 2020-2021 budget process
Assembly 2020 / COVID-19 / Newsroom

General Assembly attendees to vote Friday on Governing Board proposal to adjust 2020-2021 budget process

By Jeff Huett DECATUR, Ga. – Cooperative Baptists attending the virtual 2020 CBF General Assembly will vote Friday morning on a proposal by the CBF Governing Board for a one-time delay in the preparation of the Fellowship’s annual ministry and mission budget. At 10:30 a.m. Friday, the Governing Board will ask the General Assembly to … Continue reading

CBF General Assembly — Experience it Online!
Assembly 2020 / General CBF

CBF General Assembly — Experience it Online!

2020 CBF General Assembly — Experience it Online! JUNE 25-26, 2020 Join Cooperative Baptists from across the country and around the world for an engaging two-day interactive learning experience. This year’s General Assembly is all about Forming Bold Faith. Over the course of these two days, you’ll worship, participate in timely workshops, see what’s happening … Continue reading

General Assembly Update from Paul Baxley
COVID-19 / Newsroom / Paul Baxley

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

CBF Ministries Council is awarding grants for 2020-21!
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CBF Ministries Council is awarding grants for 2020-21!

The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship Ministries Council invites you to submit a proposal for funding a project to support the efforts of your church in building bridges within your church and your community. The Ministries Council accepts proposals that address the following categories: 1) Innovative faith development and lay leadership 2) Immigration, migrant, refugee based ministries, … Continue reading

CBF Governing Board meets, looks to future ahead of Birmingham General Assembly
Assembly 2019 / General CBF

CBF Governing Board meets, looks to future ahead of Birmingham General Assembly

June 18, 2019 By Carrie Harris and Aaron Weaver BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship Governing Board met June 18 ahead of the 2019 General Assembly in Birmingham, Ala., to reflect on the past year, hear reports and welcome new CBF Executive Coordinator Paul Baxley and incoming CBF Moderator Kyle Reese. “There’s much to celebrate in … Continue reading

Reese to become CBF moderator-elect at Dallas General Assembly
Assembly 2018 / Newsroom

Reese to become CBF moderator-elect at Dallas General Assembly

June 4, 2018 By Aaron Weaver DECATUR, Ga. — The longtime pastor of an active CBF congregation is set to become the next Moderator-Elect for the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship at the 2018 General Assembly in Dallas. The CBF Nominating Committee has selected Kyle Reese to serve as Moderator-Elect in 2018-2019. Reese has served as senior … Continue reading

Cooperative Baptists to celebrate women in leadership at General Assembly in Dallas (June 13-15)
Assembly 2018 / Newsroom

Cooperative Baptists to celebrate women in leadership at General Assembly in Dallas (June 13-15)

MEDIA ADVISORY May 23, 2018 CONTACT: Aaron Weaver, aweaver@cbf.net, (770) 220-1610 DECATUR, Ga. — The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship will host our annual General Assembly June 13-15 at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Dallas, where we will celebrate women in leadership and explore our theme “Global Church. Local Church.” Hear from women in key leadership roles … Continue reading