Reopening? The Church was Never Closed

Reopening? The Church was Never Closed

Several governors in the United States have announced plans to “reopen” their states for business. There has been vigorous debate about whether or not these decisions to reopen conform to the standards announced earlier by the Centers for Disease Control and...
White Christians Must Step Up to End Racial Injustice

White Christians Must Step Up to End Racial Injustice

Today marks the 400th anniversary of the arrival of the first enslaved persons in what was to become the United States of America. In 1619, about 20 Africans arrived on the Virginia coast at the end of a grueling, dehumanizing trans-Atlantic voyage. Unlike so many...
Georgia Baptist Pastor Selected to Lead CBF

Georgia Baptist Pastor Selected to Lead CBF

Paul Baxley, a Baptist minister in Georgia, has been selected to lead the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship. The pastor of First Baptist Church in Athens, Georgia, since 2010, he received a unanimous recommendation from an 11-member search committee and unanimous...