CBF Executive Coordinator recently spent a week at the United States-Mexico border where she joined Cooperative Baptist leaders June 24 in Brownsville, Texas, at a prayer vigil hosted by Fellowship Southwest. Paynter was also part of a 11-member delegation of prominent Christian women clergy June 26-28 in cities along the border to advocate on behalf of families who have been separated due to the “zero tolerance” immigration policy of the Trump Administration.
Read more about Paynter’s advocacy in support of separated families here.
Over the weekend, Paynter spoke with Andy Hale, host of the CBF Podcast, about her week, reflections and observations from the border and what pastors can do to educate and equip their congregations on this pressing humanitarian concern.
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Andy Hale serves as pastor of University Baptist Church in Baton Rouge, La., and as host of the CBF Podcast . Follow on Twitter @haleandy