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

Finding Freedom: Ministerial Excellence Initiative provides renewed hope and financial freedom for ministers
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Finding Freedom: Ministerial Excellence Initiative provides renewed hope and financial freedom for ministers

By Liz Andrasi Deere   Pastors today face a multitude of challenges. They navigate a changing world while remaining faithful to proclaiming the truth of the Gospel. They care for congregants and their neighborhoods and the concerns of the globe in glad times and in times full of grief. They manage day-to-day issues that arise and somewhere in the … Continue reading