Wednesday, 16 April 2014 18:29

CBF, SBC leaders meet with president

President Obama told faith leaders in a White House meeting April 15 that it is up to Congress to finish the job on immigration reform.

Published in Politics

Why ex-SBC Baptists tend to lack theological clarity and identity, how we got here and why it matters. Part II in a series. 

Monday, 13 January 2014 21:32

Gus Reyes to direct Texas Baptist CLC

After conducting a nationwide search to replace CBF Executive Coordinator Suzii Paynter, the Texas Baptist Christian Life Commission selected a new leader already on staff.

Published in People
Monday, 30 December 2013 21:27

2013: The year in Baptist news

A changing of the guard both in moderate Baptist life and the Southern Baptist Convention’s public policy agency, challenges to Obamacare and the 200th anniversary of Baptist missions in the U.S. topped Baptist newsmakers in 2013 headlines covered by Associated Baptist Press.

Published in History
Monday, 21 October 2013 00:48

Immigration up next for Obama, Baptists

Religious groups, including CBF and the Alliance of Baptists, urge Americans to educate themselves and prepare to contact legislators as the immigration reform debate prepares to take center stage at the White House and Capitol Hill.

Published in Organizations
Wednesday, 09 October 2013 15:18

CBF Bahamas gaining strength

Led by CBF Florida, the Fellowship's partnership with Bahamian churches has become a two-way street, with island churches doing missions in America and looking for ways to provide disaster response in the U.S. when needed.

Published in Organizations
Thursday, 29 August 2013 00:00

CBF leader pushes for immigration reform

CBF head Suzii Paynter joined America Online founder Steve Case and others in a telephone press conference urging Congress to approve immigration reform beneficial to business, immigrants and faith.

Published in Organizations
Wednesday, 28 August 2013 15:47

Moderates seek exit from 'messy middle'

Individuals and institutions are beginning to seek ways to help moderate churches find their prophetic voice in an age when Millennials demand social-action churches.

Published in Organizations
Friday, 16 August 2013 14:39

Reflections on a fast-moving year in CBF

Past moderator Keith Herron looks back on what he describes as a hectic-but-rewarding period in CBF history that included selecting new leadership and streamlining the way the Fellowship is structured. 

Published in Organizations
Wednesday, 10 July 2013 18:44

Immigrants boost churches, Paynter says

Cooperative Baptist Fellowship head Suzii Paynter outlined the role houses of worship play in a conference on immigration sponsored by the George W. Bush Foundation.

Published in Social Issues
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