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Will Southern Baptists support call to remove Confederate flag?

“The cross and the Confederate flag cannot co-exist without one setting the other on fire,” Russell Moore wrote in a widely noted blog post June 19. But some observers wonder if his declaration will have any lasting effect.

Taking Jesus seriously in East Texas

Taking Jesus seriously in East Texas

From both his pulpit and his back porch, Kyle Childress has been asking questions about violence and war, poverty and wealth, and caring for God’s earth.

CBF participants want more than talk about racial reconciliation

CBF participants want more than talk about racial reconciliation

The time for merely praying about racial injustice is past, a roomful of participants at the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship general assembly agreed. They called for action.

Around the State: Blackburn begins tenure at ETBU

Around the State: Blackburn begins tenure at ETBU

Cabinet members of East Texas Baptist University laid hands on President Blair Blackburn and prayed for him as he began his tenure.

CBF of Texas elects officers, sets budget

CBF of Texas elects officers, sets budget

Cooperative Baptist Fellowship of Texas elected a pair of officers and adopted a quarter-million-dollar budget during its gathering, held in conjunction with the national CBF general assembly June 18.

Two pastors of Cooperative Baptist Fellowship churches say it’s possible to disagree—even disagree strongly—about homosexuality and remain friends.

Pastor friends agree to disagree on homosexuality

Two pastors of Cooperative Baptist Fellowship churches say it’s possible to disagree—even disagree strongly—about homosexuality and remain friends.

Ezell presents ‘NAMB Phase II’ vision

Ezell presents ‘NAMB Phase II’ vision

Kevin Ezell, president of the Southern Baptist Convention’s North American Mission Board, presented highlights of a year of ministry expansion and introduced what he called “NAMB Phase II” at the SBC annual meeting.

Platt envisions limitless missionary pathways

Platt envisions limitless missionary pathways

Southern Baptist Convention messengers affirmed a report from the International Mission Board’s president—including recently policy changes that lifted some prohibitions on missionary appointment.

‘Soul lockdown’ afflicts nation, activist says

‘Soul lockdown’ afflicts nation, activist says

Iva Carruthers says a spiritual malady prevents Americans from seeing systemic racism behind police brutality, shootings and tragic events.

CBF challenged to build bridge over ‘gaping wound of racism’

CBF challenged to build bridge over ‘gaping wound of racism’

“Salvation is about healing and wholeness. Now our broken world could use some of that,” Jim Somerville, senior pastor of First Baptist Church in Richmond, Va., said, in light of the Charleston, S.C., church shooting.

Prayer for Charleston precedes business at CBF

Prayer for Charleston precedes business at CBF

The first order of business for the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship last week was prayer for victims of the deadly shooting at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C.

 
 
 
 
 
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