CBF launches Thriving in Ministry initiative, invites pastors to apply
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CBF launches Thriving in Ministry initiative, invites pastors to apply

August 19, 2020By Aaron Weaver DECATUR, Ga. — The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship opens applications today for a new initiative to encourage and enhance the thriving of pastors in CBF congregations.  This four-year initiative, which is funded by a grant from the Lilly Endowment, Inc., aims to address challenges that pastors face in their congregational settings … Continue reading

Border pastors’ spouses provide the foundation of their immigrant ministries
advocacy / COVID-19 / Fellowship Southwest / immigration / refugees

Border pastors’ spouses provide the foundation of their immigrant ministries

By Elket Rodríguez The pastors on the front lines of Fellowship Southwest’s Immigrant Relief Ministry do not labor alone. Their strongest allies—their spouses—support, encourage and fortify them as they fight hunger, deprivation, exploitation, injustice and vulnerability all along the U.S.-Mexico border. These women’s tenacity, commitment and passion is unparalleled. They willingly sacrifice most of their … Continue reading

Passport makes our Fellowship stronger, younger, more vibrant
bold faith / COVID-19 / Paul Baxley

Passport makes our Fellowship stronger, younger, more vibrant

By Paul Baxley Twenty years have passed since I welcomed David Burroughs to Wingate University and invited him to consider hosting Passport Youth Camp on our campus. As Campus Minister, I showed him the space we could offer Passport, made some commitments about how we would host, answered questions about mission opportunities in the area … Continue reading