It’s a fact that food insecurity is getting steadily worse in the United States in part because of the coronavirus, a Baptist mission expert reports. But it’s a myth that hunger and poverty are conditions Americans simply have to accept,…
Live boldly, even if the world thinks it’s foolish, Birdwhistell preaches
While planning for tomorrow might appear to be foolish in the face of COVID-19, the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship must step forward in bold faithfulness, speakers and preachers said during CBF’s virtual General Assembly June 25-26.
Tell the Jesus story and stop worrying about numerical growth, historian advises
As if churches didn’t have enough challenges in the 21st century, COVID-19 has added insult to injury, Bill Leonard told participants in the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship General Assembly June 26.
CBF leader says Christians cannot be silent about racial injustice
Christians cannot remain silent about racial injustice, the leader of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship declared June 25.
Baptist minister: spiritual techniques can overcome self-centered obstacles to Christ
It may take only a half dozen spiritual practices to counter one of the biggest obstacles to faith and community formation, a North Carolina pastor told the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship General Assembly June 25. The challenge for individuals seeking to…
Pastors must preach about COVID-19, Younger says
Preachers must not avoid preaching about the pain of the COVID-19 crisis, according to a prominent Baptist pastor who serves in New York City, one of the hardest-hit areas of the nation.
You, too, can stand up for racial justice, Arkansans say
If a predominantly white church can stand for racial justice and inclusivity in the heart of the South, then other Cooperative Baptist Fellowship congregations should try to follow suit, an Arkansas pastor declared during the CBF General Assembly.
Call to racial justice begins CBF General Assembly
A call to racial justice took center stage during the opening session of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship’s first-ever virtual General Assembly June 25.
BPFNA will host online Summer Conference due to COVID-19
The Baptist Peace Fellowship of North America announced April 7 its Summer Conference will be going virtual in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The annual event was to be held July 6-10 in San Diego, California. But the spread of…