So What Do We Do?
advocacy

So What Do We Do?

By Stephen K. Reeves By now you’ve read some of the powerful statements from faith leaders following the violent insurrection at the Capitol on January 6. You can find the initial statement from Paul Baxley here and a follow-up here. Our CBF state and regional leaders worked quickly to release this joint statement. When our … Continue reading

CBF Disaster Response during 2020 – Overstretched and Productive
Disaster Response

CBF Disaster Response during 2020 – Overstretched and Productive

By Rick Burnette This past year of 2020 was the most challenging year I have experienced since beginning my role as the CBF Domestic Disaster Response Manager in 2018, due to the combination of COVID-19 and the most active Atlantic hurricane season on record. We were relieved when the 2020 hurricane season finally faded way, … Continue reading

What do you need right now?
CBF Field Personnel / COVID-19 / Field Personnel / Field Personnel Columns

What do you need right now?

Over the next weeks and months, the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship will be sharing reflections from our CBF field personnel serving around the world. These are stories of impact and outreach, Gospel-sharing and relationship building, long-term presence and abundant love. The following is a reflection from CBF field personnel Jon Parks, who serves in Kosice, Slovakia, … Continue reading

Fellowship Southwest matures, expands responsibilities
Fellowship Southwest

Fellowship Southwest matures, expands responsibilities

By Fellowship Southwest Communications Fellowship Southwest has taken the next steps in its organizational maturity, maintaining its historically close relationship to the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship while embracing its responsibility for long-term vitality and expanding its regional, cultural and ecumenical outreach. CBF created Fellowship Southwest in 2017 as a regional network alongside its CBF Oklahoma, CBF … Continue reading

The Impact of Hope and Hospitality: John’s Story
CBF Field Personnel / Featured / Fellowship! Magazine / offering for global missions

The Impact of Hope and Hospitality: John’s Story

By Grayson Hester What do the far-flung countries of Egypt, Sweden and Belgium have in common? A man named John. John, who attends Christus Voor Alle Naties (Christ for All Nations), a church planted by Cooperative Baptist Fellowship field personnel Janée Angel and her husband, Hary, in Antwerp, Belgium, feels called to minister to the … Continue reading

Receiving Encouragement
CBF Field Personnel / Field Personnel / Field Personnel Columns

Receiving Encouragement

Over the next weeks and months, the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship will be sharing reflections from our CBF field personnel serving around the world. These are stories of impact and outreach, Gospel-sharing and relationship building, long-term presence and abundant love. The following is a reflection from CBF field personnel Gennady Podgaisky, who serves in Kyiv, Ukraine, … Continue reading

New virtual clinic keeps churches thriving, not just surviving
General CBF

New virtual clinic keeps churches thriving, not just surviving

By Grayson Hester Throughout church history, a series of watershed events have divided the existence of the Church into “before” and “after;” examples include the Great Schism, the Reformation, Vatican II and now and COVID-19. The churches we all knew before the pandemic, before March 15th, 2020, no longer exist. The precise character of post-COVID … Continue reading