Cooperative Baptist Fellowship of Virginia
Bringing Christ-followers together to nurture and animate faith in the world
Who is Cooperative Baptist Fellowship Virginia?
Cooperative Baptist Fellowship Virginia is a Christian network of churches and individuals motivated by Jesus Christ; inspired by our unique Baptist heritage; invested in forming healthy congregations; committed to mission engagement at home and abroad; and sustained by partnership and collaboration. We:
Blog-Dangers of the Fundamentalist Mindset, Part 2 of 3 How this mindset shapes congregational theology/practice by Terry Maples, CBFVA Coordinato
In Part 1 of this Blog, I shared eight statements describing a fundamentalist mindset. How do these principles play out in congregational life and theological understanding? Gene Wilder offers insight into core issues that were at play in the SBC takeover. Examine...
Blog – Dangers of a Fundamentalist Mindset, Part 1 of 3 Eight markers of fundamentalism by Terry Maples, CBFVA Coordinator
A few years ago, the president of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (my alma mater) compared his biblical understandings (interpretations) to those of moderate-progressive Baptists. He asserted these differing perspectives are two radically different versions of...
I grew up in a small town in northwest Georgia. As a teenager, I went to church at a relatively large (for that area), conservative, Bapti-Costal Church where I was a faithful member. Though I am no longer in sync theologically with the church of my youth, I do...
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Midlothian, VA 23113