CBF Latino Network Partners to Host Migrant and Refugee Campaign “As Born Among Us”
COVID-19 / immigration

CBF Latino Network Partners to Host Migrant and Refugee Campaign “As Born Among Us”

By CBF Familia April 14-16, a group of 144 individuals from 65 organizations in over 18 countries in North America joined together virtually to talk about the migration crisis and how people of faith can be equipped to help serve and walk alongside the migrant and refugee community in the Northern Triangle (Mexico, U.S., and Central … Continue reading

The Earth Belongs to All
CBF Field Personnel / environment / Field Personnel Columns

The Earth Belongs to All

By Jeff Lee At the beginning of 2021, CBF Macedonia began a partnership with another organization. This partnership has the goal to create a community garden for a local community. We applied for a community impact grant from the British Embassy in the Republic of North Macedonia. We received 6,000 euros to establish the community … Continue reading

Third Phase of Theological Conversations between the Baptist World Alliance and the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity Resumes Work Virtually
COVID-19 / General CBF

Third Phase of Theological Conversations between the Baptist World Alliance and the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity Resumes Work Virtually

June 14, 2021 Communiqué prepared by Rev Dr Steven R. Harmon and Rev Avelino Gonzalez-Ferrer Boiling Springs, North Carolina – Phase III of international ecumenical conversations between the Baptist World Alliance (BWA) and the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, which experienced a hiatus in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, resumed its work virtually … Continue reading

Susan Blanchard called as first director of Baptist House of Studies at Union Seminary
Newsroom / theological education / women in ministry

Susan Blanchard called as first director of Baptist House of Studies at Union Seminary

RICHMOND, VA – Rev. Susan Pierson Blanchard (M.Div. / M.A.C.E. ’97) has accepted a call to lead a new initiative for Cooperative Baptists beginning this fall at Union Presbyterian Seminary’s Richmond campus. As director of the Baptist House of Studies (BHS) program, Blanchard, an ordained Baptist minister, will help students navigate the institution and their ordination process.  “I have felt a strong … Continue reading

The People of Lake Charles are Ready and Waiting
Disaster Response

The People of Lake Charles are Ready and Waiting

By Rick Burnette Kenny Phillips’ fourth trip to hurricane-battered Lake Charles was in early March.   Phillips, who serves as CBF Florida’s Disaster Response Coordinator, visited Lake Charles for the first time soon after Hurricane Laura struck the coast of southwest Louisiana on August 27, 2020.   Transferring a CBF Florida equipment trailer and helping … Continue reading

Legacy of BTSR will fund new initiatives in racial justice and theological education
Newsroom / theological education

Legacy of BTSR will fund new initiatives in racial justice and theological education

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 3, 2020 Contacts:Corey D. B. Walker | Center for Faith, Justice, and Reconciliation | cdbwalker@faithandjusticerva.com | 757-288-0758Jeff Huett | Cooperative Baptist Fellowship & CBF of Virginia | jhuett@cbf.net | 202-680-4127Mike Frontiero | Union Presbyterian Seminary | Mike.Frontiero@upsem.edu | 804-647-2715 Legacy of BTSR will fund new initiatives in racial justice and theological … Continue reading

Brothers in Christ, Navarro and Knox bond to serve immigrants
Fellowship Southwest / immigration / refugees

Brothers in Christ, Navarro and Knox bond to serve immigrants

By Elket Rodríguez In the parable of the Good Samaritan, Jesus demonstrates the power of compassion to transcend ethnic and religious differences. Now, 2,000 years later, shared love for immigrants has bound the hearts of Christian brothers from different quadrants of the Baptist denomination. Carlos Navarro is the Southern Baptist pastor of Iglesia Bautista West … Continue reading

Theological education options expand in Virginia with formation of two new partnerships with CBF
CBF Virginia / Newsroom / theological education / young Baptists

Theological education options expand in Virginia with formation of two new partnerships with CBF

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENovember 16, 2020 Contacts: Jeff Huett | Cooperative Baptist Fellowship & CBF of Virginia | jhuett@cbf.net | 202-680-4127Mike Frontiero | Union Presbyterian Seminary | Mike.Frontiero@upsem.edu | 804-647-2715Pat Cole | BSK: Baptist Seminary of Kentucky | pat.cole@bsk.edu | 502-909-2371 Theological education options expand in Virginiawith formation of two new partnerships with CBF Cooperative Baptists … Continue reading