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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Wednesday, 26 November 2014 14:24

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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An Afghan physician who served as an interpreter for the U.S. military in Afghanistan fled the revenge-seeking Taliban for a better life in the United States. NorthHaven Church in Norman, Okla., has welcomed him to worship and is trying to help him find work.

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Leaders of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship, Southern Baptist Convention and two Baptist state conventions in Texas have formed a united front against government intrusion into religion.

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Pastors say it's important that churches which have dropped “Baptist” from their names remain transparent about Baptist affiliations on web sites and literature.

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Baptist leaders say there is a strong and creative future for local, state and national religious organizations willing to embrace (sometimes) radical institutional and functional changes.

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