Mark Wiggs, an attorney in Jackson, Miss., and former chair of the Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty, will take over the primary Baptist presence at the United Nations as a CBF volunteer.

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St. Louis pastor Scott Stearman will take the helm of Metro Baptist Church in New York on Feb. 1. The church’s reputation for missional ministry and interaction with the United Nations are among the reasons Stearman said he took the job.

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Survivors of the longtime leader in both the Southern Baptist Convention and Cooperative Baptist Fellowship say the best way to honor her is to support causes that help women and the CBF.

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The former Woman’s Missionary Union head who retired early in 1989 to become a pastor’s wife continued in her dedication to Christian service until the day she died.

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The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship and its Florida affiliate were among sponsors of a first-of-its-kind renewal event for pastors and church lay leaders in Cuba.

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In the wake of recent events in Ferguson, Mo., and Staten Island, N.Y., CBF Executive Coordinator Suzii Paynter and CBF Moderator Kasey Jones have urged Cooperative Baptists to stand in solidarity with African-American Baptists through prayer during worship this Sunday.

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FBC Decatur, Ga., elects openly gay deacon

First Baptist Church in Decatur, Ga., is the latest high-profile Baptist church to fully include LGBT members.

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Right or wrong, Suzii Paynter says, President Obama’s controversial unilateral action would become moot if Congress would act on immigration reform.

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The CBF of Mississippi is getting behind a new ministry aimed at building hope in the cradle of the Delta Blues.

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Col. Charles Reynolds is in Liberia to minister to U.S. military and civilian peronnel who are working to eradicate the deadly virus.

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