Governing Board proposes increased 2023 budget supporting Toward Bold Faithfulness priorities
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Governing Board proposes increased 2023 budget supporting Toward Bold Faithfulness priorities

June 13, 2022 By Jeff Huett Lea la narrativa del presupuesto en español aquí. DECATUR, Ga. – Cooperative Baptists attending both the in-person and virtual General Assembly experiences June 28-30 will vote on a budget proposal approved by the CBF Governing Board that shows significant increases in revenue and expenses due to the anticipated spending of … Continue reading

Search team named to select CBF’s Coordinator of Congregational Ministries
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Search team named to select CBF’s Coordinator of Congregational Ministries

February 22, 2022 By Jeff Huett DECATUR ─ An eight-member search team has been named to select the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship’s new Coordinator of Congregational Ministries.   At its meeting January 27-28, the CBF Governing Board unanimously approved the creation of the position and authorized CBF officers to appoint a search committee. The Coordinator of Congregational … Continue reading

Baxley issues challenge to “hold one another in beloved community” at Winter governance meeting
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Baxley issues challenge to “hold one another in beloved community” at Winter governance meeting

January 28, 2022 By Aaron Weaver and Carrie Harris DECATUR, Ga. — “Hold one another in beloved community and embrace one another in our exhaustion.” This was the challenge of CBF Executive Coordinator Paul Baxley to Governing Board members meeting in-person and remotely, Jan. 27-28. In his report, Baxley reflected on Jesus’ Parable of the … Continue reading

CBF Governing Board meets, hears reports on progress Toward Bold Faithfulness
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CBF Governing Board meets, hears reports on progress Toward Bold Faithfulness

October 1, 2021 By Carrie Harris and Aaron Weaver DECATUR, Ga. — The Governing Board of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship gathered in-person and virtually at the CBF Global offices this week to hear and receive reports and updates from staff and governance bodies with new CBF Moderator Patricia Wilson presiding. The Rev. Dr. Emmanuel McCall … Continue reading

Up Close with Patricia Wilson: Friday she will become CBF’s new Moderator
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Up Close with Patricia Wilson: Friday she will become CBF’s new Moderator

By Carrie Harris In June of 2020, Cooperative Baptists voted to elect Patricia Wilson, Baylor University law professor and lay leader from Waco, Texas, to serve as Moderator-Elect for the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship in 2020-2021. On Friday, during the virtual Plenary session of the CBF General Assembly, Wilson will assume the role of Moderator, the … Continue reading

Alabama lay leader Debbie McDaniel to become CBF Moderator-Elect at 2021 General Assembly
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Alabama lay leader Debbie McDaniel to become CBF Moderator-Elect at 2021 General Assembly

By Aaron Weaver DECATUR, Ga. — A lay leader deeply involved in CBF and member of First Baptist Church, Huntsville, Ala., is the nominee to become the next Moderator-Elect for the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship at the 2021 General Assembly. The CBF Nominating Committee has selected Debbie McDaniel to serve as Moderator-Elect in 2021-2022 and Moderator … Continue reading

Governing Board proposes 2022 budget that further lives into Toward Bold Faithfulness
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Governing Board proposes 2022 budget that further lives into Toward Bold Faithfulness

Lea la narrativa del presupuesto en español aquí. By Jeff Huett DECATUR, Ga. – Cooperative Baptists attending the virtual General Assembly next week will vote on a budget proposal approved by the CBF Governing Board for a flat, yet balanced budget for the 2022 fiscal year that begins on October 1. Through the first nine months … Continue reading

CBF Governing Board gathers virtually, receives Toward Bold Faithfulness response report
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CBF Governing Board gathers virtually, receives Toward Bold Faithfulness response report

The CBF Governing Board gathered virtually January 28-29 via Zoom for its winter meeting focused on hearing a report from the Response Team of the Toward Bold Faithfulness initiative, a two-phase process launched in October 2019 to discover and respond to the greatest gifts and most urgent needs of congregations and communities across the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship. Continue reading

CBF Governing Board Approves Balanced Budget, Affirms Preliminary Response Phase Report
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CBF Governing Board Approves Balanced Budget, Affirms Preliminary Response Phase Report

October 2, 2020 By Jeff Huett and Aaron WeaverDECATUR, Ga. — The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship Governing Board gathered virtually for its fall meeting Oct. 1-2, approved a balanced budget and voted to affirm the preliminary report of a team tasked with preparing a collaborative response to the greatest gifts and most urgent needs of churches, … Continue reading