“Do not lose heart,” Baxley tells Cooperative Baptists during Friday plenary
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“Do not lose heart,” Baxley tells Cooperative Baptists during Friday plenary

August 27, 2021By Aaron Weaver and Carrie Harris DECATUR, Ga. — “Do not lose heart.” Citing the Apostle Paul, CBF Executive Coordinator delivered this message to attendees during the Friday morning plenary session of the 2021 General Assembly as he focused his remarks on the challenges of the past 18 months. In his Executive Coordinator … Continue reading

CBF Podcast: Jemar Tisby, How to Fight Racism  
Podcast / racial justice

CBF Podcast: Jemar Tisby, How to Fight Racism  

By Andy Hale We have all experienced or are experiencing it: the feeling of grievance, anger, and rightness that injustice cannot stand. For many, those powerful emotions are quickly accompanied by feelings of immobility and frustration because we don’t actually know what to do about it. Racism is a systemic problem in America. For those … 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

Choosing Community & Delivering us from Chaos: Reflecting on the Words of Dr. King
Paul Baxley / racial justice

Choosing Community & Delivering us from Chaos: Reflecting on the Words of Dr. King

By Paul Baxley Normally on the Martin Luther King Holiday, we find ourselves listening to Dr. King’s inspirational address given during the 1963 March on Washington, in which he challenged all who heard him with his powerful dream that “my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be … Continue reading