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

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Advent Resources

Advent has always been, after Lent, my favorite season in the Christian calendar.  As a Christian educator in the local church, I loved teaching about Advent and observing spiritual formation in the lives of people as they journeyed through this counter-cultural Season of preparation.  Often a church member would remark about how much more meaningful their Christmas … Continue reading