In 2012, then Moderator Jimmy Gentry, appointed a discernment task force chaired by Matt Marston, pastor of Trinity Baptist Church in Moultrie. The committee worked for two years. The process was encouraged and expanded under the leadership of subsequent moderators: Joyce McCartney and Paul Baxley. At the May 20, 2014, Coordinating Council meeting, Matt Marston gave the following report. It was unanimously affirmed by the Council and was approved by those gathered at the CBF/GA state meeting during the June CBF/National General Assembly.