CBF Now Accepting Applications for 2022 Thriving in Ministry Cohort Groups
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CBF Now Accepting Applications for 2022 Thriving in Ministry Cohort Groups

By Aaron Weaver and Tracy HartmanDECATUR, Ga. — The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship Thriving in Ministry Initiative is now accepting applications for cohort groups beginning in May, 2022. Thriving in Ministry provides pastors and associate pastors with mentoring support and skill building to help them navigate the challenges they face in their congregational settings.  Over the … Continue reading

Summer retreats planned for pastors in 11 locations across the Fellowship
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Summer retreats planned for pastors in 11 locations across the Fellowship

May 28, 2021 By Jeff Huett The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship, in collaboration with CBF state and regional organizations across the Fellowship, are inviting pastors and staff ministers to gather for a time of rest and renewal with a community of their peers this summer. The spiritual retreats are scheduled from mid-June to early September and … Continue reading

CBF Thriving in Ministry initiative accepting applications for second set of cohort groups
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CBF Thriving in Ministry initiative accepting applications for second set of cohort groups

By Aaron Weaver DECATUR, Ga. — The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship Thriving in Ministry Initiative is now accepting applications for the second set of cohort groups This four-year initiative, which is funded by a grant from the Lilly Endowment, aims to address challenges that pastors face in their congregational settings. Participants will build their capacity to … Continue reading

CBF launches Thriving in Ministry initiative, invites pastors to apply
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CBF launches Thriving in Ministry initiative, invites pastors to apply

August 19, 2020By Aaron Weaver DECATUR, Ga. — The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship opens applications today for a new initiative to encourage and enhance the thriving of pastors in CBF congregations.  This four-year initiative, which is funded by a grant from the Lilly Endowment, Inc., aims to address challenges that pastors face in their congregational settings … Continue reading

Black Lives Matter in Rural Churches Too
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Black Lives Matter in Rural Churches Too

By Chris Hughes Elkin, North Carolina, is a town not known for its civil rights activism. The tiny textile town tucked into the Piedmont foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains is more famous for the many vineyards that dot the gentle slopes between Winston-Salem and Boone. With a population of around 4,000 people, it is … Continue reading