Free CBF Screening Opportunities for Apple TV+ films “Boys State” and “Greyhound”
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Free CBF Screening Opportunities for Apple TV+ films “Boys State” and “Greyhound”

The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship along with WIT PR in partnership with Apple TV + are pleased to offer special screening opportunities exclusively to CBF leaders for two of the most anticipated films of the year, releasing only on Apple TV +. The first film is Tom Hanks’ World War II film, Greyhound.The second film is the Sundance Film Festival … Continue reading

New Friends and Answered Prayers
COVID-19 / Featured / Field Personnel

New Friends and Answered Prayers

By Ashleigh Bugg It wasn’t your typical Bible study. Six children and several adults stared into their respective webcams as they chatted, played games and asked questions about one another. Through the use of the video-call platform, Zoom, the children were able to cross cultural and geographical lines to form together, even in the midst of … Continue reading

General Assembly attendees to vote Friday on Governing Board proposal to adjust 2020-2021 budget process
Assembly 2020 / COVID-19 / Newsroom

General Assembly attendees to vote Friday on Governing Board proposal to adjust 2020-2021 budget process

By Jeff Huett DECATUR, Ga. – Cooperative Baptists attending the virtual 2020 CBF General Assembly will vote Friday morning on a proposal by the CBF Governing Board for a one-time delay in the preparation of the Fellowship’s annual ministry and mission budget. At 10:30 a.m. Friday, the Governing Board will ask the General Assembly to … Continue reading

Texas BWIM offers online Bible studies
bold faith / COVID-19 / women in ministry

Texas BWIM offers online Bible studies

WORTH, Texas—Texas Baptist Women in Ministry will offer Ministry EDGE Bible Studies for women of all ages, including high school students, beginning May 15. Tia Kim, a veteran minister, will teach the online studies on the Zoom  video conferencing  platform. The new Ministry EDGE (Every Day Godliness and Excellence) project is an answer to prayer, … Continue reading

Making Online Programming Safer for Children, Teens, and Vulnerable Adults
bold faith / COVID-19 / Safe Churches

Making Online Programming Safer for Children, Teens, and Vulnerable Adults

By Jay Kieve In this season of COVID-19, church staff members have gone to heroic lengths to offer worship, prayer, Bible study, and fellowship through electronic means. They have used Facebook Live and Zoom, phone calls, emails, and text messages as vehicles for pastoral care and age-appropriate programming. Clergy deserve praise and gratitude for their … Continue reading

“Do This in Remembrance of Me”—Celebrating Communion in a Time of Social Distance
bold faith / COVID-19 / Paul Baxley

“Do This in Remembrance of Me”—Celebrating Communion in a Time of Social Distance

By Paul Baxley  We are at the beginning of a most unusual Holy Week. Even in the midst of the global coronavirus pandemic, we Christians are called to remember the final hours of Jesus’ life, so that the Holy Spirit may bring those events powerfully into our present circumstances so that we can experience grace, … Continue reading

General Assembly Update from Paul Baxley
COVID-19 / Newsroom / Paul Baxley

General Assembly Update from Paul Baxley

A Statement from CBF Executive Coordinator Paul Baxley on the 2020 CBF General Assembly April 2, 2020 By Paul Baxley Today the Governing Board of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship approved my recommendation that this year’s General Assembly be transitioned from a traditional in-person gathering at the Hyatt Regency in Atlanta to a virtual experience. These … Continue reading