The White Church and Complicity in Racism: A Conversation with Malcolm Foley
Podcast / racial justice / Racial Reconciliation

The White Church and Complicity in Racism: A Conversation with Malcolm Foley

By Andy Hale I’m not sure if the magnitude of this moment in America’s history has registered for many people. For many, they just don’t get it. Far too many white Americans do not believe there is a racism issue in America. The evidence of this comes in subtle ways, such as the response to … Continue reading

For the sake of our souls
Fellowship Southwest / immigration / racial justice / Racial Reconciliation

For the sake of our souls

By Elket Rodríguez The voice speaking through my phone carried me to the side of a brother in the faith. He is Cuban, black and seeking U.S. citizenship. He called to ask a sad question that reflects our times: “How can I protect myself from police intervention?” His question provoked tears as I reflected on … Continue reading

CBF Governing Board adopts statement on racial justice
Newsroom / racial justice / Racial Reconciliation

CBF Governing Board adopts statement on racial justice

The Governing Board of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship unanimously adopted the following statement on racial justice in a meeting held today. The Governing Board of the Cooperative Baptist FellowshipStatement on Racial Justice June 4, 2020 We, the members of the CBF Governing Board, express our grief at the heinous killings of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor … Continue reading

CBF’s Paynter releases statement following Pittsburgh synagogue massacre
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CBF’s Paynter releases statement following Pittsburgh synagogue massacre

October 28, 2018 By CBF Communications DECATUR, Ga. — Cooperative Baptist Fellowship Executive Coordinator Suzii Paynter released the statement below following the murder of at least 11 congregants and wounding of four police officers and two others inside the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh. “We begin our morning prayers with tears and lament for … Continue reading

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CBF Store Features

Did you know that the new CBF Store website offers several free, downloadable resources?  Our newest downloadable resources are the Baptist Myth series.  This series of brochures addresses several misconceptions about Baptist beliefs and practice. Topics include racism, ecumenism, social justice, women’s roles, and other views held about Baptists.  Find these brochures online at The CBF Store. Continue reading