During a conversation one of my companions asked why I keep coming back. As I reflected on this question, I thought I would share why I go to the Holy Land and why I will continue to go back.
I often describe a General Assembly as a big family reunion – and it was!
What shifts will be necessary for Fellowship Baptists to be shaped by God’s mission? Mission is the result of God’s initiative, rooted in God’s purposes to restore and heal creation. “Mission” means “sending,” and sending is the central biblical theme describing God’s...
How can Fellowship Baptists more fully embody God’s heart for justice?
If God is LOVE, how can Fellowship Baptists make love tangible in the world so all flourish?
How might reading the Bible formationally empower transformation for Fellowship Baptist?
How can Fellowship Baptists encourage congregational contexts in which members practice theological reflection capable of examining embedded theology?
If “forming together” is CBF’s Big Idea, how can congregations articulate how we seek to shape and form faith?
INTRODUCTION I started seminary studies in June of 1980. Undercurrents and rumors of a “take-over” were already swirling by that time. In the next few years, rumors became reality. The Southern Baptist Convention slowly but surely abandoned its historical roots. In...
Mission Madness Reflection by Houston Blake, Chester Baptist Church Youth Member If you know me, then you know that Mission Madness has been a part of my life since I was thirteen. CBF Virginia has developed such a special place in my heart these past few years....