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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Pastor Scott Stearman says black and white Americans tend to look through “different glasses” when it comes to matters of racial injustice.

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Thursday, 23 October 2014 12:30

New Baptist Covenant gets $1 million gift

A four-year gift by the Eula Mae and John Baugh Foundation is intended to nurture 100 “covenants of action” uniting Baptists of different stripes in shared mission.

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CBF pastor Scott Stearman says racial violence erupting in suburban St. Louis illustrates the need for the New Baptist Covenant, an effort to bring Christians together across barriers of theology and race.

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Why a non-triumphal, ministry-focused Cooperative Baptist Fellowship matters in a polarized age. 

Anti-apartheid activist and theologian Allan Boesak believes Baptists are at the heart of a resurgent ecumenical movement in reconcilation.

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

Wednesday, 27 November 2013 13:26

CBF leader: Advocacy can unite Baptists

Stephen Reeves, recently named associate coordinator of partnerships and advocacy at the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship, says advocacy on behalf of others is a way to unite Baptists fragmented by race and tradition.

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Friday, 22 November 2013 07:18

New Baptist Covenant enters work phase

A broad coalition of Baptists from various organizations pledge to work together in their local communities.

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