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Second Baptist Church, Memphis, Breaks Pumpkin Patch Revenue Record Amidst Pandemic
bold faith / COVID-19 / Feature

Second Baptist Church, Memphis, Breaks Pumpkin Patch Revenue Record Amidst Pandemic

By Caleb Mynatt In Memphis, Second Baptist Church’s Pumpkin Patch Ministry has been a church fundraising tradition for 17 years. Loved by church and community members alike, the pumpkin patch offers a family-friendly fall experience right in the heart of Memphis, Tennessee. That’s why there was a great deal of disappointment when the pandemic seemed … Continue reading

待 “Waiting”
CBF Field Personnel / COVID-19

待 “Waiting”

By Carson Foushee Waiting. It began early in 2020 as our family anticipated our return to Tokyo in March after five months of sharing with CBF congregations around the Southeast. Just as we prepared to leave, reports of COVID-19 cases emerged in Asia and then in nations across the globe. Discussions with CBF and Japan Baptist Convention (JBC) leadership led us … Continue reading

More than Tomatoes for More than Groundhogs
CBF Field Personnel / Feature / Field Personnel / Missions

More than Tomatoes for More than Groundhogs

This story was written by Jessica Hearne, CBF field personnel and a Grace and Main leader and founding member. You can support her work either by donating to Grace and Main or directly to her support fund. You might have already guessed it but managing the leadership team of Grace and Main’s Urban Farm has been … Continue reading

CBF advocates applaud President Biden for raising refugee ceiling
advocacy / immigration / refugees

CBF advocates applaud President Biden for raising refugee ceiling

May 3, 2021 By Aaron Weaver DECATUR, Ga. — Cooperative Baptist Fellowship leaders welcomed President Biden’s announcement that his administration will raise the refugee ceiling to 62,500 people this fiscal year and plans to set a goal of 125,000 refugee admissions for fiscal year 2022. This decision comes following President Biden signing an emergency determination … Continue reading

N.C. minister Dr. Daynette Snead Perez named as CBF Disaster Response leader
Disaster Response / Newsroom

N.C. minister Dr. Daynette Snead Perez named as CBF Disaster Response leader

May 3, 2021 By Aaron Weaver DECATUR, Ga. — An innovative pastor, intercultural ministry entrepreneur and experienced disaster recovery specialist from North Carolina has been selected to provide leadership to the long-term domestic disaster relief and recovery work of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship. Rev. Dr. Daynette Snead will serve as the manager of CBF Disaster … Continue reading

Showing God’s Love in San Francisco
CBF Field Personnel / COVID-19 / Feature

Showing God’s Love in San Francisco

By Caleb Mynatt Moving to a new place is hard. Integrating into a new culture is harder. Doing both at the same time feels almost impossible; but it’s what thousands of international immigrants and refugees do every year in the United States. For some, it’s exciting. For some, it’s frightening. For others, cultural insecurity and … Continue reading