By Jeff Huett, Cooperative Baptist Fellowship|
July 19, 2018
DECATUR, Ga. — Suzii Paynter, who in March 2013 became only the third executive coordinator of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship, announced today that she is working with the CBF Governing Board to transition her leadership of the 27-year-old denomi-network.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — In an unsealed affidavit this week charging 29-year-old Mariia Butina with “conspiracy to act as an agent of the Russian Federation” was buried a peculiar detail: Butina, a Russian citizen living in the U.S., allegedly sought to influence U.S. officials not only through organizations such as the National Rifle Association, but also by exploiting the National Prayer Breakfast, an annual event in Washington, D.C.
ASHLAND -- The Baptist Home Corporate Office announced they have been issued a $100,000 Challenge Grant from the J.E. & L.E. Mabee Foundation of Oklahoma for the construction of a new chapel on The Baptist Home-Ashland campus.
(RNS) — There’s a moment near the beginning of the documentary film “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” where producer Margy Whitmer muses, “We had a director who once said to me, if you take all of the elements that make good television and do the exact opposite, you have ‘Mister Rogers' Neighborhood’: low production values, simple set, an unlikely star,” she said.
“Yet it worked, because it was saying something really important.”
MCCREARY COUNTY, Ky. (BP) -- Tiny homes under construction spearheaded by a small Appalachian congregation will offer sanctuary and livelihood to people recovering from addiction and other life setbacks.
By Jana Riess, Religion News Service|
July 13, 2018
(RNS) — Referring to the Enneagram as “just” a personality test is to its aficionados like calling Beyoncé “just” a singer. It is a personality test, but it’s also so much more: a spiritual tool, a map of self-discovery and a discipline that will kick your butt with a new awareness of your shadow side.
We forget – it’s either a human flaw or a convenient habit. Our forgetfulness means we often repeat the mistakes of previous generations and we settle for what is easy or convenient to the moment, learning the same hard lessons over and over.