Being a CBF Baptist Means FREEDOM!

Being a CBF Baptist Means FREEDOM!

I began learning about the peculiar tribe of Christians called Baptists in the late 1990s as a recent transfer student to Mercer University. Dr. Walter B. Shurden was my professor, and I had no idea of the extent of his influence and presence in the life of Baptists....
Changes and Challenges for CBF/GA and Churches

Changes and Challenges for CBF/GA and Churches

These are certainly challenging times for all our congregations. As I write this, our church has just decided to go back to virtual services only as COVID-19 cases spike in our area. Hopefully, in a few weeks we will resume in-person services. Still, we recognize it...
Wake Up Resource Now Available!

Wake Up Resource Now Available!

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect many of our partner congregations and their communities, CBF/GA, along with many other CBF states and regions, partnered with PASSPORT Camps to produce “WAKE UP!” WAKE UP is a missions retreat curriculum that can be adapted...
Happy 30th Birthday CBF!

Happy 30th Birthday CBF!

In August of 1990, after several decades of mounting unhappiness with events in the Southern Baptist Convention, a group of “moderate” Baptist leaders met at the Inforum in Atlanta, Georgia. This gathering took place after years of soul-searching and of exhausting and...
A New Thing

A New Thing

In May 1991, I was a 13-year-old seventh grader at Ballard-Hudson Middle School in Macon and had zero knowledge of or interest in Baptist denominational politics. The small, semi-rural, super conservative Baptist church of my growing up years certainly did not talk...

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