CBF Stories: Young Leader to Know Julianna Marraccino
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CBF Stories: Young Leader to Know Julianna Marraccino

In this special series of the CBF Stories Podcast, you’ll hear from some of the 25 Leaders to Know for 2020. Each year the CBF Ministries Council recognizes 25 Young Leaders to know as part of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship’s ongoing investment in young Baptists. This year features graduate students and seminarians, continuing their education … Continue reading

CBF Executive Coordinator Paul Baxley statement on announced closure of Logsdon Seminary
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CBF Executive Coordinator Paul Baxley statement on announced closure of Logsdon Seminary

February 10, 2020 The following is a statement of Paul Baxley, Executive Coordinator of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship, on the announced closure of Logsdon Seminary at Hardin-Simmons University. On Saturday, February 8, I  awoke to the news that the Board of Trustees of Hardin-Simmons University had voted to close Logsdon Seminary. Certainly, there is much … Continue reading

Remembering Wake Forest University School of Divinity Dean Gail R. O’Day
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Remembering Wake Forest University School of Divinity Dean Gail R. O’Day

September 22, 2018 WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Gail R. O’Day, former Dean and Professor of New Testament and Preaching at Wake Forest University School of Divinity, died today, September 22, 2018. She was 63. She served as dean from 2010 until June 30, 2018. For more than 35 years, O’Day prepared religious leaders to teach, preach, … Continue reading

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Book Review: “Starting with Spirit: Nurturing Your Call to Pastoral Leadership,” by Bruce G. Epperly

“When pastors start with spirit–that is, begin their ministries with a commitment both to faithful excellence as pastors and to well-being of body, mind, spirit, and relationships–they experience a sense of joy and meaning amid the challenges of ministry.” Such is the central message of Dr. Bruce Epperly, most recently of Lancaster Theological Seminary, in … Continue reading

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Seminarians Seek Vision, Mentors at General Assembly

Natalie Johnston recently finished her second year as an M.Div. student at Baylor’s George W. Truett Theological Seminary with a mentoring internship at the Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty in Washington, D.C. Last night, she gathered with other seminarians from around the country to fellowship and reflect upon their experiences so far at this … Continue reading