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May 1, 2019 By Jonathan Swan
Editor’s note: The following is an excerpt from the April 2019 edition of the CBMW Newsletter, a monthly ministry update that features exclusive editorial content from CBMW Executive Director Colin Smothers. We are posting part of this month’s newsletter editorial here to give non-subscribers a chance to read it and have the opportunity to sign...
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June 30, 2017 By Denny Burk
I am pleased to announce that the board of CBMW has voted to appoint Colin Smothers to be Executive Director of CBMW. Smothers succeeds Grant Castleberry, who announced his resignation yesterday. CBMW’s board chairman Erik Thoennes writes, “Grant Castleberry has done an outstanding job as executive director, and I’m confident we will continue to be...
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June 29, 2017 By Denny Burk
When the board asked me to serve as president of CBMW a year ago, there were a number of reasons why I agreed to serve. It wasn’t merely that I believed strongly in the mission of CBMW. Nor was it merely that I had a vision for what I wanted to do as president. One...
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June 29, 2017 By Grant Castleberry
By Grant Castleberry On Friday, June 17, I told the CBMW Board of Directors that I was resigning as Executive Director of CBMW. The reason I am leaving CBMW is because I have overwhelmingly sensed God’s call to full-time pastoral ministry. CBMW is an organization that impacted me when I was a young man. I...
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June 12, 2017 By Grant Castleberry
A recent article for The Atlantic online claims that the Christian Standard Bible is a gender-inclusive bible. Unfortunately, the article misrepresents the CSB and may be intending to create controversy at the Southern Baptist Convention meeting this week in Phoenix. To set the record straight, the CSB Translation Oversight Committee consulted the Colorado Springs Guidelines,...
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January 30, 2017 By Grant Castleberry
By Grant Castleberry Boy Scouts, for the large majority of the twentieth century was a benchmark American organization. By that I mean that it was an organization which stood for the essence of American values. An organization which focused on the development of young men to serve as noble American leaders in government, the military,...
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