‘Sexual abuse can happen in your church, too’: A Response by Suzii Paynter, Stephen Reeves and Pam Durso
Clergy Sexual Abuse

‘Sexual abuse can happen in your church, too’: A Response by Suzii Paynter, Stephen Reeves and Pam Durso

We read yesterday with deep sadness the article in the Houston Chronicle and San Antonio Express-News reporting on their investigation of sexual abuse in Southern Baptist churches. Our hearts break for the victims and survivors of this abuse and for the trauma that has been inflicted.  We are grateful for the bravery of survivors coming … Continue reading

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Paynter meets with CBF pastors, churches on five-city tour in Virginia

By Aaron Weaver ATLANTA – Cooperative Baptist Fellowship executive coordinator Suzii Paynter kicked-off a five-city tour over the weekend of CBF churches in Virginia. First Baptist Church of Richmond hosted an intimate gathering at the historic Pusey House Saturday evening, April 20, for local pastors and supporters. Paynter shared with the group her hopes and … Continue reading

CBF Virginia / General CBF / Suzii Paynter

Fredericksburg Baptist Church presents CBF Executive Coordinator Suzii Paynter with $10,000 gift

At a lunch Monday, June 22, hosted by Fredericksburg Baptist Church, pastor Larry Haun presented CBF Executive Coordinator Suzii Paynter with a $10,000 check to support CBF missions and ministries. “We challenge everyone to join in because to do what she’s talking about doing is going to take money, more than we have given before, … Continue reading

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Baptist editor excited about selection of Suzii Paynter to head CBF

Marv Knox, editor of the Baptist Standard, is enthused about the recommendation of Suzii Paynter to be the next Executive Coordinator of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship. Marv counts the ways the selection of Suzii Paynter is great news in his latest editorial: “First, she’s a tremendously effective leader and will guide CBF through transition toward … Continue reading

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Church and organizational leaders endorse Suzii Paynter

On January 17, Suzii Paynter was introduced as candidate for the position of Executive Coordinator of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship. Paynter currently serves as the director of the Texas Baptist Christian Life Commission and director of the Advocacy Care Center of the Baptist General Convention of Texas (BGCT).  For more information, see here. Since the … Continue reading