Devita Parnell

Devita Parnell is Young Baptist Ecosystem Manager of the Cooperate Baptist Fellowship. She is co-organizer of Advocacy in Action for leaders within Cooperative Baptist Fellowship partner congregations. Parnell formerly served as missional resources specialist at the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship. She is a member and deacon at First Baptist Church of Decatur, Georgia, an alumni board member of McAfee School of Theology, and a member of Baptist Women in Ministry. Parnell is an advocate for children and youth as justice leaders and mother of Tyler and Julia. She is an ordained Baptist minister. She is Cooperative Baptist.

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  • Unity Declaration on Racism and Poverty

    A diverse body of Christian leaders calls on the churches and Congress to focus on the integral connection.

    Dear Members of Congress,

    As the president and Congress are preparing their plans for this year, almost 100 church leaders—from all the families of U.S. Christianity—are...

  • In Times Like These … A Pan-African Christian Devotional for Public Policy Engagement

    This devotional guide invites deepened relationship with and among Pan-Af­rican people and elected leaders in the mission to end hunger and poverty.

  • Sermon by David Beckmann at Duke University Chapel

    Remarks delivered October 1, 2017 at Duke University Chapel in Chapel Hill in North Carolina.

    Thank you for inviting me to preach here at Duke University Chapel. And I especially want to thank the Bread for the World members who have come this morning.

    Bruce Puckett urged...

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The Jobs Challenge

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