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How One Church Demonstrates More Effective Crisis Relief in the Form of Backpacks

By Jennifer Colosimo

Just over a year ago, First Baptist Church of Dalton, Ga.,  took members on a mission trip to the Florida panhandle to provide relief for those affected by Hurricane Michael. 780 more words

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Roma Voices Project Amplifies Community through Music

By Grayson Hester 

Some say that music is the universal language, a dialect all people can speak and understand. Well, if that’s the case, then the Roma people are fluent. 762 more words

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Free CBF Screening Opportunities for Apple TV+ films "Boys State" and "Greyhound"

The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship along with WIT PR in partnership with Apple TV + are pleased to offer special screening opportunities exclusively to CBF leaders for two of the most anticipated films of the year, releasing only on Apple TV +. 543 more words

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Flying This Plane While We’re Still Building It: Remembering Hardy Clemons (1933-2020)

By Aaron Weaver

Beloved and influential Baptist pastor Rev. Dr. Hardy Clemons passed away July 1 at the age of 87. Clemons was a founding leader in the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship and served as CBF Moderator from 1993-1994. 864 more words

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CBF Church Benefits commits to Lower Fees, Better Service, and Economies of Scale

By CBF Church Benefits 

At the June 2020 meeting of the CBF Church Benefits Board via Zoom, before any business was conducted, there was a period of prayer and reflection related to the COVID-19 global pandemic, racial injustice and reconciliation, and the resilience and creativity of congregations and their leaders. 474 more words

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Remembering Babs: A Woman of Conviction and Collaboration

By Paul Baxley

This weekend, Babs Baugh will be buried in a private funeral in Houston, Texas. In the days since her death, Baptists have joined people from all over the world in offering gratitude for her life and prayers for her family in this time of grief and change. 590 more words

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Remembering Barbara Nell “Babs” Baugh

The following is the obituary for Baptist advocate and philanthropist Barbara Nell “Babs” Baugh.

After sharing laughter, fun, music, and joy with others for a lifetime, Babs Baugh joined her parents for her eternal Second Act in God’s presence on Sunday, June 14, 2020. 1,153 more words

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