CBF Tennessee Announces Annual Advocacy for Women in Ministry Recipient
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CBF Tennessee Announces Annual Advocacy for Women in Ministry Recipient

The Betty Galloway Advocacy for Women in Ministry Award, an annual recognition by CBF Tennessee, has been posthumously awarded to layperson June Holland McEwen of Chattanooga, Tennessee. Mrs. McEwen is both the first layperson to receive the honor and the only person to receive it posthumously.   According to Mary Jayne Allen, retired minister of education … Continue reading

Meredith Stone, the State of Women in Baptist Life
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Meredith Stone, the State of Women in Baptist Life

Serving as the senior pastor of several different churches, along with a few associate roles, I have had my fair share of deacons, and congregational leaders question my decisions and leadership. I fondly remember having a chair of the deacons berate me in front of a Fellowship Hall of members on a Wednesday night because … Continue reading

Grace Martino-Suprice named new coordinator of Baptist Fellowship of the Northeast
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Grace Martino-Suprice named new coordinator of Baptist Fellowship of the Northeast

May 31, 2022 By Aaron Weaver DECATUR, Ga. — The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship has formed a new partnership with the Baptist Fellowship of the Northeast (BFN) to expand its presence in the region. BFN has named Grace Martino-Suprice as its first full-time paid Coordinator. She succeeds Phyllis Boozer, who has led the CBF regional organization … Continue reading

Rev. Tammy Snyder selected to lead CBF Florida/Caribbean Islands
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Rev. Tammy Snyder selected to lead CBF Florida/Caribbean Islands

April 25, 2022 By Aaron Weaver DECATUR, Ga. — The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship of Florida and the Caribbean Islands (CBF FL/CI) has selected Rev. Tammy Snyder as its next Coordinator.   A servant leader with 21 years of ministry experience in both church and parachurch organizations, Snyder succeeds Ray Johnson, who announced his retirement in … Continue reading

BWIM Calls For Award Nominations
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BWIM Calls For Award Nominations

For Immediate Release February 16, 2022 Contact Information:Meredith Stone, Executive DirectorBaptist Women in Ministrymeredithstone@bwim.info 404-513-6022 BWIM Calls For Award Nominations Baptist Women in Ministry is opening a call for nominations for the 2022 Frankie Huff Granger Distinguished Mentor and Church of Excellence awards. Established in 2013, the Distinguished Mentor Award honors the legacy and ministry of Frankie … Continue reading

SBNR: A Crisis or Spiritual Revolution?
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SBNR: A Crisis or Spiritual Revolution?

By Leigh Reynolds  Recently, while preparing a research paper on the rise of those claiming the designation spiritual but not religious (SBNR) and its impact on the Christian church in North America, I discovered the work of Linda Mercadante. Mercadante, an ordained Minister, Professor of Historical Theology at Methodist Theological School in Ohio, and leading … Continue reading

The Meeting Points of Mercy and Reconciliation
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The Meeting Points of Mercy and Reconciliation

By Pilar Castrillo  Migration as a situation that affects those who migrate, but also where they migrate has become a challenge for communities of faith. How to reconcile the biblical mandate to help others, and especially others who come to live in your community and whose language is unknown. Communities of faith, society in general, … Continue reading