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

Published in Social Issues

There’s power in Scripture to inform debate on this contentious issue, says the CBF’s executive coordinator.

Published in Social Issues

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

The ancient practice which involves walking a maze while praying has become more popular among Baptists as Christians in general are adopting more eclectic spiritual disciplines.

Published in Faith

Immigration reform advocates say they’re impressed with a broad-based religious coalition forming around the issue, but say there also needs to be more involvement from people in the pews.

Published in Organizations
Wednesday, 16 April 2014 14:29

CBF, SBC leaders meet with president

President Obama told faith leaders in a White House meeting April 15 that it is up to Congress to finish the job on immigration reform.

Published in Politics

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

Monday, 13 January 2014 16:32

Gus Reyes to direct Texas Baptist CLC

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.

Published in People
Monday, 30 December 2013 16:27

2013: The year in Baptist news

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.

Published in History
Sunday, 20 October 2013 20:48

Immigration up next for Obama, Baptists

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.

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