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

BNG: CBF Governing Board will consider significant budget changes this week
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BNG: CBF Governing Board will consider significant budget changes this week

Mark Wingfield, executive director of Baptist News Global, published the following article featuring an interview with CBF Executive Coordinator Paul Baxley regarding the upcoming Oct. 1-2 meeting of the CBF Governing Board. Read an excerpt below via BNG: When the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship’s Governing Board convenes tomorrow and Friday, its decisions could reshape the organization … Continue reading

Patricia Wilson to become CBF Moderator-Elect at virtual General Assembly
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Patricia Wilson to become CBF Moderator-Elect at virtual General Assembly

June 17, 2020 By Aaron Weaver DECATUR, Ga.— A Baylor University law professor and lay leader deeply involved in CBF is the nominee to become the next Moderator-Elect for the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship at the upcoming virtual General Assembly, June 25-26. The CBF Nominating Committee has selected Patricia Wilson to serve as Moderator-Elect in 2020-2021. … Continue reading

CBF Governing Board adopts statement on racial justice
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CBF Governing Board adopts statement on racial justice

The Governing Board of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship unanimously adopted the following statement on racial justice in a meeting held today. The Governing Board of the Cooperative Baptist FellowshipStatement on Racial Justice June 4, 2020 We, the members of the CBF Governing Board, express our grief at the heinous killings of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor … Continue reading

CBF Governing Board hears reports, focuses on collaboration at fall meeting
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CBF Governing Board hears reports, focuses on collaboration at fall meeting

September 27, 2019 By Carrie Harris and Aaron Weaver  DECATUR, Ga.—The fall meeting of the Governing Board of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship, led by CBF Moderator Kyle Reese, kicked off Thursday with a time of reports, discussion and other business centered on visioning, church engagement, theological education and the work of the Clergy Sexual Misconduct … Continue reading