Latest News

Recent Posts

Does Theological Education Have a Future?-Greg DeLoach-Dean of McAfee School of Theology

Does Theological Education Have a Future?-Greg DeLoach-Dean of McAfee School of Theology

When I was a kid growing up in rural Middle Georgia, I had no idea what a seminary was, let alone the purpose of one. When I told my pastor that I felt called to serve the church as a minister, he explained that I would need to go to seminary. All I knew was that it meant an additional three years of school after college, and that sounded dreary! Nevertheless, there was no question that if I wanted to serve the church as a minister, I had to go to seminary. And I am glad I did, because it is still changing my life.

read more
Signs-Jody Long, Executive Coordinator

Signs-Jody Long, Executive Coordinator

The question I am asked the most is, “How is your work with CBFGA?” Lately, the second most-asked question I get is, “Where is my church going to find its next pastor?” Most of the time, my response is a garbled attempt at explaining the shifting sands of church...

read more

Together for Hope in Georgia

 As of this spring plans are coming together in Sumter County, where Wendy Peacock, pastor of Fellowship Baptist Church and past moderator of CBF/GA, is helping to connect Together for Hope (TFH) with local agencies and initiatives. TFH was begun in 2001, with the...

read more
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...

read more
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...

read more
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...

read more
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...

read more
2021 March Mission Madness

2021 March Mission Madness

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!”

read more

Missions and Ministry

In the spring of 1792, a thirty one-year-old cobbler who also toiled away as a not-particularly-good preacher, convinced a gathering of Baptists in Nottingham, England, to form “a Baptist society for propagating the gospel among the heathen.” As the society began its...

read more

Pin It on Pinterest