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

Andrew Root, The Congregation and Pastor in a Secular Age
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Andrew Root, The Congregation and Pastor in a Secular Age

Budget shrinking. Pastors quitting. Buildings aging. Membership declining. Frustration mounting. Pessimism rising.  These are defining characteristics of many churches in the modern era.  Many congregations felt like they were running out of time to make a positive change before the pandemic. However, now that time has been sped up by a globally-altering experience.  That pressure … Continue reading