More than 20 years after the schism in the Southern Baptist Convention, it is still not clear what ex-Southern Baptists will be when they grow up. 

Wednesday, 19 February 2014 17:28

At 10, Facebook making major ministry impact

Since its inception a decade ago, Facebook has become nearly indispensable to many churches and ministries.

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Thursday, 13 February 2014 13:16

Past CBF leader praises SBC’s racial progress

Emmanuel McCall, a pioneer in Southern Baptist black-church relations before controversy led him to identify with the more moderate Cooperative Baptist Fellowship, praised efforts of current SBC leadership to carry on the work he helped begin.

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Thursday, 13 February 2014 13:25

BWA, CBF collaborate on UN work

The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship and Baptist World Alliance have formed a partnership to identify the needs of people and congregations worldwide through joint participation in work with the United Nations.

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Wednesday, 12 February 2014 14:32

CBF to churches: be Christ to storm victims

The Fellowship's disaster response coordinator urges congregations to prepare to be of service to neighbors as an ice storm descends on the Southeast. 

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Monday, 03 February 2014 17:04

Prominent CBF pastor diagnosed with cancer

Guy Sayles, pastor of CBF-affiliated First Baptist Church in Asheville, N.C., announced Sunday he has multiple myeloma, an incurable but treatable cancer.

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Wednesday, 29 January 2014 21:31

From Baptist preacher to Episcopal priest

Former Alabama Baptist minister Malcolm Marler says his transition into the Episcopal priesthood was eased by his spiritual and pastoral formation in Baptist churches and schools.

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On the heels of a major restructuring, “identity building” is now a top priority for the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship, says CBF Executive Coordinator Suzii Paynter.

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Capt. Gerald Hutchinson has been a Navy chaplain for 25 years but also has extensive church and denominational ministry experience. He takes over from George Pickle, who retired in June 2013.

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James Jennings, founder of CBF-partner Conscience International and a member at First Baptist in Gainesville, Ga., is leading a delegation of scholars to Tehran this week for peace talks. He is joined by McAfee dean and professor Robert Nash and a dozen other scholars from around the U.S. 

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