The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship’s first second-generation executive leader urged churches to increase financial support to ensure that work started in an era of strife within the Southern Baptist Convention continues to flourish after veterans of the SBC holy war move off the scene.
The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship is paying heed to a major sexual abuse crisis engulfing its estranged sibling, the Southern Baptist Convention, an official said June 20 during a report of the CBF Governing Board.
“As denominations have declined and become more rigid and doctrinaire, people have gone looking for opportunities in denominations that seem more compatible”
The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship will vote next week on a deficit budget for 2020 fiscal year, CBF Executive Coordinator Paul Baxley announced in a blog June 12.
No one would mistake the Freemason Street Baptist Church Norfolk Street Choir concert for professionals. But that’s hardly the point. With this group, rehearsals are in large part the purpose. Performance is a byproduct.
View the photo gallery from the Norman Street Choir.
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The head of the Baptist Center for Ethics – an autonomous ministry partner of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship – declared May 23 that he is welcoming and affirming of gays.
Baptist Theological Seminary at Richmond awarded degrees and certificates to 21 members of its final graduating class on May 25. Trustees had announced in December that the free-standing seminary would close due to financial pressures.