Brenda Marie Davies, Memoir of a Prayerful Jezebel
General CBF / Podcast

Brenda Marie Davies, Memoir of a Prayerful Jezebel

In social circles, there are specific topics that many people try to avoid, such as politics and religion. Don’t get me wrong that doesn’t mean that people do not bring them up.   That list gets even more expansive in the church, certainly avoiding partisan topics, doubt, mental health, suicide, heresy, and those very unpleasant verses … Continue reading

Multi-Episode on Interfaith Dialogue, Featuring Rachel Pieh Jones and Micah Wilder
General CBF / Podcast

Multi-Episode on Interfaith Dialogue, Featuring Rachel Pieh Jones and Micah Wilder

The world is becoming more pluralistic, and the freedom of religion for all is becoming a realistic practice within our communities. At the same time, the American religious landscape is seeing a zealous resurgence of Christian Nationalism. For many, the threat of religious intolerance increases. As we become more entrenched in our worldviews, we close … Continue reading

CBF Virginia ministers discuss leading churches, mobilizing compassion in response to pandemic
bold faith / COVID-19 / Featured / Newsroom

CBF Virginia ministers discuss leading churches, mobilizing compassion in response to pandemic

By Ben Brown They live in the same city, but Sterling Severns and Art Wright could not meet in the same room on March 19, 2020, due to social distancing. Sterling Severns is the senior pastor at Tabernacle Baptist Church in Richmond, Virginia. Art Wright is the theologian in residence for CBF Virginia. Instead, Severns … Continue reading

Church Leaders and COVID-19: A Conversation with CBF Executive Coordinator Paul Baxley
COVID-19 / Podcast

Church Leaders and COVID-19: A Conversation with CBF Executive Coordinator Paul Baxley

Churches are pivoting from what is normal and into something unknown. This crisis requires adaptable leadership from clergy and congregational leaders. From a broader organizational standpoint, leaders at the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship are seeking to share stories and resources to help congregations succeed during this crisis. Join us in the coming days and weeks as … Continue reading

 Abundance and Extravagance Require Boldness  
CBF Field Personnel / Field Personnel / Toward Bold Faithfulness

 Abundance and Extravagance Require Boldness  

For congregations to thrive and Christ’s mission among us to flourish, the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship has entered a season of discovering where God would focus our work together. Take CBF’s online survey about your church and your personal ministry aspirations before Feb. 2.   This devotional is part of a series in January that tells stories of “Bold Faith” … Continue reading