Quiet meeting signals fellowship's maturity

Cooperative Baptist Fellowship
With a call to minister to “a world in need,” the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship began its 16th year by appointing 19 mission workers, adopting a $17 million budget and contributing $32,801 to a special human-rights offering.

The fellowship’s June 22-23 annual meeting in Atlanta was quiet, even by CBF’s own standards, with little official business and no controversy. Almost unnoticed was a constitutional amendment that restored a mention of Jesus and the Great Commission to CBF’s governing documents.


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