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Bearing Witness to Jesus Christ: Establishing Friendships
CBF Field Personnel / Missions / offering for global missions

Bearing Witness to Jesus Christ: Establishing Friendships

A field personnel in Asia has spent the last two decades helping to translate scripture into a local language. This work has borne fruit as the Bible in a local dialect is now available. This is wonderful, but equally thrilling is the opportunity to share faith with those who have become friends and a surrogate … Continue reading

Seven Things White Christians Can Do to Address White Supremacy at Church
Robert Jones

Seven Things White Christians Can Do to Address White Supremacy at Church

By Robert Jones Since my book White Too Long came out in the summer of 2020, amid nationwide Black Lives Matter protests following the murder of George Floyd by Minneapolis police, I’ve had the privilege of speaking with dozens of predominately white congregations and denominational institutions about the legacy of white supremacy in American Christianity. … Continue reading

CBF Florida donates properties to Touching Miami with Love
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CBF Florida donates properties to Touching Miami with Love

October 20, 2021 Aaron Weaver DECATUR, Ga. — CBF Florida announced today that it is deeding ownership of two buildings to long-time mission partner Touching Miami with Love (TML). Since 1995, TML has been serving the children, youth and families of communities of Miami with holistic ministry programming. This gift will allow TML to continue … Continue reading

Cultivating Beloved Community: Collaborative Expression
CBF Field Personnel / Missions / offering for global missions

Cultivating Beloved Community: Collaborative Expression

CBF field personnel, Jonathan Bailey is a musician. He plays the cello. Though he is not a professional musician, music has been an integral part of Jonathan’s life.  Recently Jonathan reflected on the opening lines to Robert Frost’s poem, “Mending Wall.”. “Something there is that doesn’t love a wall,That sends the frozen-ground-swell under it,And spills … Continue reading

Global Migration: A Welcoming Presence
CBF Field Personnel / Missions / offering for global missions

Global Migration: A Welcoming Presence

The refrain and melody ring in his head: “If it weren’t for bad luck, I’d have no luck at all.”  CBF field personnel, Eddie Aldape wished he could get this song from the old television program to quit playing in his mind. But the song comes unbidden as he walks alongside the refugees and immigrants … Continue reading

Monica A. Coleman, The Generational Trauma of Racism
Podcast

Monica A. Coleman, The Generational Trauma of Racism

Have you ever heard the term “generational trauma?” It is the idea that a group of people can experience a collective experience of distress that affects the generation that follows them.  Psychological research has proven that generational trauma has affected the next generation’s social, economic, health, and emotional wellbeing. Have you ever considered the generational … Continue reading

Global Church: One Body, One Spirit
CBF Field Personnel / offering for global missions / Prayers

Global Church: One Body, One Spirit

“One more song, just one more! Please!”  “I want to share a word of testimony.”  “Allow me to share this scripture.”  The service lasted for three hours. Bethlehem Baptist Church in Moldova baptized 11 new Romany believers, male and female, young and old.  Field personnel, Mary van Rheenen and her husband, Keith Holmes, CBF Mission … Continue reading

<strong>A Narrative Budget? Four Possibilities for Presenting Your Church’s Financial Plan</strong>
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A Narrative Budget? Four Possibilities for Presenting Your Church’s Financial Plan

We all know that people learn in different ways.  For instance, if a person wants to develop a hobby, there are generally numerous ways to pursue this new interest. Some folks pick up a book and learn through reading.  Other people immediately look for videos online that teach the same techniques in a more visually … Continue reading