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Carla Wynn Davis

Cecil Sherman, longtime leader of moderate Southern Baptists and founding coordinator of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship, died April 17 in Virginia from complications of a heart attack. Sherman suffered a massive heart attack April 15 and died two days later at Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center in Richmond, Va. He was 82.   A worship […] Read More

A handful of Roma teenagers were just beginning to believe they could dream big dreams for their lives. But those dreams – of overcoming the stereotypes and expectations of being born a “Hungarian Gypsy” – are now at risk. The New York Times recently reported that the economic downturn has triggered a wave of violence […] Read More

Bridgewater Church of Madisonville, La., didn’t have to go far to find a way to engage in God’s mission. This Cooperative Baptist Fellowship (CBF) partnering congregation just went down the street. There, the congregation found Dowey-Gaston African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church, whose sanctuary couldn’t seem to escape localized flooding. Beginning with Hurricane Katrina in 2005, […] Read More

ATLANTA — When many wouldn’t, Angel and Jason Pittman believe—in their neighbors, in the community, and in what God can do. After years of living that message in Overtown, the poorest neighborhood in Miami, the local community is starting to believe, too. The Pittmans serve as Cooperative Baptist Fellowship field personnel in Overtown through Touching […] Read More

ATLANTA — Last summer Matt and Melanie Storie moved to rural Perry County, Ala. Statistics say it’s one of the nation’s poorest counties, but these Cooperative Baptist Fellowship field personnel believe it is a place where hope and the presence of Christ are bringing about change. “The people here face enormous challenges. There are not […] Read More