Former Cooperative Baptist Fellowship moderator Shauw Chin Capps has been hired as president of the CBF Foundation and chief legacy gifts officer for the Fellowship based in Decatur, Georgia, the organizations said in an embargoed news release Feb. 17.
Cooperative Baptist Fellowship leaders in Texas joined CBF Executive Coordinator Paul Baxley in pledging support for individuals and families affected by Hardin-Simmons University’s decision to close Logsdon Seminary, a theological education partner of the Georgia-based Fellowship.
“Your calling is so personal. Your calling is between you and God. It becomes who you are. For those of us in ministry a long time it’s completely intertwined with our being.”
“I would like to be teaching, preaching, and ministering wherever it is that God leads, whether that be in a congregational setting, academia, or elsewhere.”
“There is a rich legacy of progressive Baptists doing things in here in Sumter County.”
“In addition to the tremendous loss of physical structures are the heavy tolls on family life.”
A former minister at a Cooperative Baptist Fellowship-affiliated church in North Carolina has pleaded guilty to enticing and coercing a minor to engage in illegal sexual activity.
“They are grieving. It’s really hard to come to a new country with the language hurdles and a culture that’s so different.”
This fall the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship will begin a process of what leaders call strategic and spiritual discovery, the Decatur, Georgia, based organization announced Oct. 7.