Suzii Paynter updates Cooperative Baptists in her second report as CBF executive coordinator June 26 in Atlanta. (ABPnews/Herald photo by Bob Allen)
Suzii Paynter updates Cooperative Baptists in her second report as CBF executive coordinator June 26 in Atlanta. (ABPnews/Herald photo by Bob Allen)

CBF a ‘denominetwork,’ Paynter says

Cooperative Baptist Fellowship Executive Coordinator Suzii Paynter has coined a new word, “denominetwork,” to describe the organization’s approach.

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Baptist Women in Ministry celebrates 50th anniversary of first ordination

BWIM highlighted the ordination of Addie Davis in 1964.

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CBF missions head calls for ‘new conversation’ about global missions

Steven Porter says yesterday’s trusted models of Christian witness no longer produce the results they once promised, begging the question of what will replace them.

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Shifts in CBF staff will expedite focus on priorities, says top leader

Suzii Paynter tells governing board maintaining old processes won’t result in a new product.

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Gerald Hutchinson, CBF’s endorser of chaplains and pastoral counselors, is making the rounds at General Assembly in Atlanta this week. (Jeff Brumley/ABPnews/Herald)
Gerald Hutchinson, CBF’s endorser of chaplains and pastoral counselors, is making the rounds at General Assembly in Atlanta this week. (Jeff Brumley/ABPnews/Herald)

Chaplains have edge in post-Christian age, CBF official says

Gerald F. Hutchinson Jr. says the pluralistic populations served by chaplains and pastoral counselors give those ministers vital experience in dealing with Americans who have little or no faith background.

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Baylor’s alumni association plans defense in lawsuit filed by university

The school has called on the alumni association to “cease and desist” using Baylor’s licensed trademarks.

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BJC opposes Colorado voucher plan

A Baptist church-state watchdog group has filed a legal brief opposing school vouchers in Colorado.

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SACS revokes accreditation of Baptist school

An accrediting agency handed down decisions involving Baptist-affiliated Brewton-Parker College, Shorter University and Louisiana College, all in a single day.

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‘Heaven-tourism’ critics welcome SBC resolution

A former youth minister in Texas says he lost his job for taking a stand essentially identical to an SBC resolution cautioning against belief in “heaven is for real” testimonies.

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Mo. Baptist Convention buys land adjacent to conference center it tried to reclaim

The action follows the convention’s loss in a lawsuit to reclaim ownership of Windermere Baptist Conference Center.

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