Archive: September, 2016

New students focus on faith as classes begin at CBU

CBU offers many opportunities for students to grow in their faith, including chapel services featuring respected Christian leaders; the integration of faith and learning in the classroom; discipleship ministries that aim to show students how to live out the Great Commission; and numerous local and international service opportunities.

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2016 study of pastor salaries, benefits available

Compensation for full-time Southern Baptist church staff members has exceeded the cost-of-living increase over the past two years. However, health insurance coverage continues to decline, according to the 2016 SBC Church Compensation Study.

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FIRST-PERSON: Your Facebook identity

Mark Zuckerberg is now 32 and a billionaire as the result of creating his own face book:, the largest social networking site on the Internet. Since Facebook has more than 1 billion registered users, there's a chance you are a member or have a friend or relative who is.

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Gateway convocation leads inaugural semester

Launching a series of events opening the new campus of Gateway Seminary of the Southern Baptist Convention, President Jeff Iorg warned students of "unintended consequences" of a seminary education.

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talkCP online forum available

A new online forum to discuss the work and support of Southern Baptist missions and ministries fueled by the Cooperative Program is available at www.

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