A CBF Budget Update from Paul Baxley
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A CBF Budget Update from Paul Baxley

Cooperative Baptists, Come this summer, CBF will mark the 30th anniversary of our founding. In this anniversary year, we are facing both incredible opportunities and significant challenges. Our Toward Bold Faithfulness process was launched almost a year ago to discover the greatest gifts and most urgent needs of our Fellowship, churches and communities and then … Continue reading

CBF receives $1 million grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. for Thriving Congregations Initiative
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CBF receives $1 million grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. for Thriving Congregations Initiative

October 7, 2020 By Jeff HuettDECATUR, Ga. — The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship has received a $1 million grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. to help establish a Thriving Congregations Initiative across the Fellowship.   The program is funded through Lilly Endowment’s Thriving Congregations Initiative. The aim of the national initiative is to strengthen Christian congregations so … Continue reading

CBF Governing Board Approves Balanced Budget, Affirms Preliminary Response Phase Report
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CBF Governing Board Approves Balanced Budget, Affirms Preliminary Response Phase Report

October 2, 2020 By Jeff Huett and Aaron WeaverDECATUR, Ga. — The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship Governing Board gathered virtually for its fall meeting Oct. 1-2, approved a balanced budget and voted to affirm the preliminary report of a team tasked with preparing a collaborative response to the greatest gifts and most urgent needs of churches, … Continue reading

BNG: CBF Governing Board will consider significant budget changes this week
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BNG: CBF Governing Board will consider significant budget changes this week

Mark Wingfield, executive director of Baptist News Global, published the following article featuring an interview with CBF Executive Coordinator Paul Baxley regarding the upcoming Oct. 1-2 meeting of the CBF Governing Board. Read an excerpt below via BNG: When the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship’s Governing Board convenes tomorrow and Friday, its decisions could reshape the organization … Continue reading

CBF’s Kasey Jones to focus leadership on outreach and growth
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CBF’s Kasey Jones to focus leadership on outreach and growth

By Jeff Huett July 29, 2020 DECATUR, Ga. – Kasey Jones, whose current work at the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship includes both operations and outreach, will begin a transition to a role that focuses her leadership on the Fellowship’s outreach and growth initiatives, including CBF’s work for racial and ethnic diversity. This shift in focus comes … Continue reading

Toward Bold Faithfulness moves from Discovery into Response Phase
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Toward Bold Faithfulness moves from Discovery into Response Phase

By Jeff Huett DECATUR, Ga. – Today at its virtual General Assembly, the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship launched into the second phase of its journey Toward Bold Faithfulness by reporting to participants on the findings of the prayerful Discovery process and transitioning into the process of faithful response. CBF Moderator Kyle Reese and CBF Executive Coordinator … Continue reading

Discovery Team releases findings on powerful gifts, urgent needs
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Discovery Team releases findings on powerful gifts, urgent needs

June 1, 2020 By Paul Baxley Today our Discovery Team has released the findings of the discovery phase of Toward Bold Faithfulness. You can read their report revealing the most powerful gifts given to our congregations and our Fellowship, along with the most urgent needs facing our congregations, our communities and our Fellowship. The Discovery … Continue reading

El Equipo de Descubrimiento publica hallazgos sobre los dones prevalentes y las necesidades más urgentes
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El Equipo de Descubrimiento publica hallazgos sobre los dones prevalentes y las necesidades más urgentes

1 de junio de 2020 Por Paul Baxley Hoy nuestro Equipo de Descubrimiento ha publicado los resultados de la fase de Descubrimiento de “Hacia Una Fidelidad Audaz”. Ya puedes leer el informe que revela los dones más poderosos dados a nuestras congregaciones y a nuestro Compañerismo, junto con las necesidades más urgentes que enfrentamos en … Continue reading

CBF Discovery Findings coming soon, let us hear from you
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CBF Discovery Findings coming soon, let us hear from you

As part of the Toward Bold Faithfulness initiative, a team representing the breadth of CBF life has spent more than six months leading the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship through a season of discovering where God would have the Fellowship focus its energy, so that congregations can thrive and Christ’s mission can flourish. This Discovery Team will … Continue reading

Diverse CBF team finishes discovery work, to announce findings June 1
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Diverse CBF team finishes discovery work, to announce findings June 1

May 12, 2020 By Jeff Huett DECATUR, Ga. —  As part of the Toward Bold Faithfulness initiative, a team representing the breadth of CBF life has spent more than six months leading the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship through a season of discovering where God would have the Fellowship focus its energy, so that congregations can thrive … Continue reading