CBF Stories: Young Leader to Know Julianna Marraccino
bold faith / COVID-19 / General CBF / women in ministry

CBF Stories: Young Leader to Know Julianna Marraccino

In this special series of the CBF Stories Podcast, you’ll hear from some of the 25 Leaders to Know for 2020. Each year the CBF Ministries Council recognizes 25 Young Leaders to know as part of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship’s ongoing investment in young Baptists. This year features graduate students and seminarians, continuing their education … Continue reading

Passport makes our Fellowship stronger, younger, more vibrant
bold faith / COVID-19 / Paul Baxley

Passport makes our Fellowship stronger, younger, more vibrant

By Paul Baxley Twenty years have passed since I welcomed David Burroughs to Wingate University and invited him to consider hosting Passport Youth Camp on our campus. As Campus Minister, I showed him the space we could offer Passport, made some commitments about how we would host, answered questions about mission opportunities in the area … Continue reading

A Place to Connect: CBF Fellows program offers ministers in first-call positions invaluable network and learning
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A Place to Connect: CBF Fellows program offers ministers in first-call positions invaluable network and learning

By Ashleigh Bugg  For pastors and ministers, especially those just starting their careers, ministry can be a lonely place. “Isolation is a real thing, and it happens everywhere,” said Courtney Stamey, senior pastor of Northside Baptist Church in Clinton, Mississippi. “You can be in Atlanta, Chicago or a very populated place; but you get so stuck in … Continue reading

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The 21st Century Church: It Looks Like You

Last week my colleagues and I over here in the Pastoral Residency program at Wilshire traveled to Indianapolis, IN to meet, compare-notes, and brainstorm with other young ministers funded through the Lilly Endowment’s Transition into Ministry program. Lilly was an excellent host, the worship time and guest speaker were both phenomenal, and it was a great … Continue reading