CBF Podcast: A Conversation with Father James Martin
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CBF Podcast: A Conversation with Father James Martin

By Andy Hale In 2009, Father James Martin’s status as “friend” of The Colbert Report was upgraded to “chaplain.” However, when the satirist packed up his bags from Comedy Central and moved to CBS’s Late Show, Stephen Colbert forgot to transfer the Jesuit priest’s role. Colbert’s folly is our gain. CBF Podcast has officially adopted the great Catholic … Continue reading

CBF West: Building relationships and expanding reach to minister to the world
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CBF West: Building relationships and expanding reach to minister to the world

By Fellowship Southwest The American West offers the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship tremendous opportunities for expansion, reported Glen Foster, coordinator of CBF West. The region covers 13 states, from New Mexico to Alaska and Hawaii. It encompasses one-third of the U.S. population. And it includes about 20 CBF congregations spread across half the nation’s land mass.  … Continue reading

Dad and daughter offer ‘ministry of presence’ as CBF chaplains
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Dad and daughter offer ‘ministry of presence’ as CBF chaplains

Chaplains Sarah Greenfield and Alan Rogers share a rare bond that encompasses God and country as it transcends family and vocation.  Commander Rogers and Lieutenant Junior Grade Greenfield are father and daughter, both commissioned as officers by the U.S. Navy and endorsed as chaplains by the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship.   Alan is the deputy force chaplain … Continue reading

Freedom of Religion or Belief: Engaging the Global Church
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Freedom of Religion or Belief: Engaging the Global Church

By Shane McNary  Freedom of Religion or Belief (FORB) was barely mentioned during meetings at the United Nations in Geneva in April. The pre-session was in preparation for the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Session 30 which took place in May 2018. What makes this striking is that four countries have serious FORB concerns:  Azerbaijan, Russian … Continue reading