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