Weaver named CBF communications director

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DECATUR, Ga.—After serving four years as the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship’s communications manager, Aaron Weaver was promoted to the role of communications director of the 25-year-old Fellowship. He began his new duties Oct. 1.

Aaron Weaver In this role, Weaver serves as editor of fellowship! magazine and the CBF blog, and he is responsible for the CBF web, email and social media strategies. He also helps develop the annual Offering for Global Missions promotional resources and leads the Fellowship’s media relations efforts. 

Weaver has earned recognition in recent years from the Religions Communicators Council for excellence in public relations and for his work on CBF’s magazine and blog.

“Aaron’s imprint on the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship is beyond measure, and I am excited to work with him in this expanded role,” said Jeff Huett, CBF’s associate coordinator for communications and advancement. “In ways that are seen and unseen to Cooperative Baptists, Aaron exudes innovation, clarity and leadership topped-off with an inspiring work ethic.”   

Weaver serves on the board of directors of the Baptist History and Heritage Society and is a member of the Creation Care commission and Baptist Heritage commission of the Baptist World Alliance. He is a member of Smoke Rise Baptist Church in Stone Mountain, Ga.

Weaver earned a Ph.D. in religion and politics at Baylor University’s J.M. Dawson Institute of Church-State Studies after graduating from the University of Georgia. He is the author of two books, CBF at 25: Stories of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship, published in 2015; and James M. Dunn and Soul Freedom, published in 2011.

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