While known for anti-gay rhetoric that most find offensive, Westboro Baptist Church didn’t become a household name until church members hit on the idea of picketing at military funerals.

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Thursday, 20 March 2014 11:13

CBF leaders remember Tom Cleary

Memorial services are scheduled March 22 for Tom Cleary, a pioneering CBF missionary who died Wednesday at age 76.

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Cleary served the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship both in Eastern Europe and Florida before retiring in December 2002.

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Friday, 17 January 2014 12:45

Longtime missions prof Bryant Hicks dies

Bryant Hicks, who taught missions and world religions at Southern Seminary for more than 40 years, died Jan. 12 at age 88.

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The first black president of the Austin school board and a pastor for 42 years at the city’s landmark Ebenezer Baptist Church died Dec. 25.

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Wednesday, 11 December 2013 19:00

William Hull, scholar, author, dies at 83

A professor and administrator at two Baptist institutions of higher learning, Hull continued to write despite being debilitated by Lou Gehrig’s Disease since 2007.

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Friday, 06 December 2013 10:12

Nelson Mandela: Peace wager

Today, let us remember Nelson Mandela and wage peace in his honor.

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Tuesday, 26 November 2013 08:08

Longtime pastor to Jimmy Carter dies

Dan Ariail, 75, remained at Maranatha Baptist Church Plains, Ga., after retiring in 2005.

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Monday, 14 October 2013 15:36

Longtime CBF worker Latha Bandela dies

A longtime CBF field worker who served in India died Oct. 11 after suffering a brain aneurysm.

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Thursday, 29 August 2013 16:44

CBF church planter dies

Gwen Brown, founding pastor of Cornerstone Church in Snellville, Ga., died unexpectedly after several months of health problems.

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