Virtual General Assembly concludes with challenge to “go together with bold faithfulness into a resurrected and reimagined future”
Assembly 2020 / bold faith / Field Personnel / Newsroom

Virtual General Assembly concludes with challenge to “go together with bold faithfulness into a resurrected and reimagined future”

June 26, 2020 By Aaron Weaver and Carrie Harris DECATUR, Ga.—What would it mean to live boldly in the midst of the harsh realities of COVID-19 and racial injustice? Will we, like Joseph of Arimathea, have the courage to show up? Will we as a Fellowship have the courage to go together with bold faithfulness … Continue reading

Baxley calls Cooperative Baptists toward bold faithfulness, commitment to racial justice and healing
Assembly 2020 / bold faith / Newsroom / Paul Baxley

Baxley calls Cooperative Baptists toward bold faithfulness, commitment to racial justice and healing

June 25, 2020 By Carrie Harris and Aaron Weaver DECATUR, Ga.—The journey toward bold faithfulness demands more of ourselves and more of the church in this current cultural moment marked by racial injustice and the sins of white supremacy, CBF Executive Coordinator Paul Baxley preached during the Thursday evening worship service of the 2020 virtual … Continue reading

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Baptist church includes dancing in worship on Easter Sunday

The following post comes from Jonathan Davis of Wildewood Baptist Church in Spring, Texas. Houston’s Ad Deum Dance Company performed in Easter worship services, depicting Christ’s death, burial and resurrection through the art of dance Wildewood Baptist Church danced on Easter.  On Easter Sunday, the church celebrated through the arts and Ad Deum, one of … Continue reading

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Sunday shoes

The following post is from Brenda Lisenby, who serves in China as one of CBF’s field personnel. The Chinese pastor proudly showed me around the new church. I walked around and appreciated the worship space, the space for small group Bible studies, the guest room for visiting evangelists, the small kitchen and fellowship hall for … Continue reading

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Deprogramming God

I have been involved with an online discussion of Donald Miller’s Blue Like Jazz.  In the most recent chapter we were discussing, Miller writes, Too much of our time is spent trying to chart God on a grid, and too little is spent allowing our hearts to feel awe.  By reducing Christian spirituality to formula, … Continue reading

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Living Your Faith

I have a friend who is a pastor, and the other day we were talking about this missional church thing.  He said something that confirmed some thoughts that I have had for a while.  He said that it used to be that the thing that unified a church was the worship service, and, in his … Continue reading