Warm wishes aren’t enough; refugees need blankets
Fellowship Southwest / immigration / refugees

Warm wishes aren’t enough; refugees need blankets

By Marv Knox As winter’s frigid blast buffeted the U.S.-Mexico border this week, pastors pleaded for blankets to comfort immigrants seeking asylum in the United States. “Very cold today; 37 degrees,” Carlos Navarro, pastor of Iglesia Bautista West Brownsville wrote in a text on Tuesday. Later, in a phone call, he said churches that provide … Continue reading

Supporting the Family Responsibilities of Church Workers
advocacy / Justice and Peacemaking Ministries

Supporting the Family Responsibilities of Church Workers

CBF Advocacy engages in issue advocacy most often as a member of larger coalitions. The Faith for Just Lending coalition and the Evangelical Immigration Table are two such examples. Occasionally, we will highlight the good work of one of our coalition partners in an issue area which we have yet to fully engage. By doing … Continue reading

Relax and be renewed at ChurchWorks 2020
General CBF

Relax and be renewed at ChurchWorks 2020

By Blake Tommey  Have you attended Cooperative Baptist Fellowship’s annual General Assembly? Was your head spinning from all the breakout sessions, ministry resources and mission opportunities that CBF has to offer? Did your fitness tracker record more steps in two days than you’d taken all month? Did you find yourself craving more intimate community and conversation?  … Continue reading

Co-Pastor Kat Kimmel shepherds Mississippi congregation toward a change in perspective
immigration / women in ministry

Co-Pastor Kat Kimmel shepherds Mississippi congregation toward a change in perspective

By Jennifer Colosimo In 2013, Kathryn Kimmel visited Mississippi for the first time. That same year, she joined the staff at University Baptist Church, answering a call that she knew would help her stretch her pastoral wings. Little did she know that she would soon co-pastor a congregation that would push, challenge and encourage her … Continue reading

CBF asset-based ministry focuses on next generation and community impact in Mississippi Delta
Featured / Together for Hope

CBF asset-based ministry focuses on next generation and community impact in Mississippi Delta

By Teruco Tynes A Cooperative Baptist Fellowship of Mississippi outreach ministry and an extension of Together for Hope, Delta Hands for Hope has been making strides in the local community in recent years. The nonprofit is committed to investing in and equipping school-age children with the leadership skills and educational tools necessary to advance in … Continue reading