CBF announces shifts in 2021 General Assembly planning
2021 General Assembly / COVID-19 / Newsroom

CBF announces shifts in 2021 General Assembly planning

February 25, 2021 By Jeff Huett DECATUR, Ga. — Changes in the status of the venue in Washington, D.C., for the 2021 Cooperative Baptist Fellowship General Assembly have provided an opportunity for CBF to reach across the Fellowship to plan the most compelling Assembly possible for this moment, even as uncertainty around the global pandemic … Continue reading

A Teachable Moment – How a North Carolina church’s international ministry carried on during quarantine
COVID-19 / Fellowship! Magazine

A Teachable Moment – How a North Carolina church’s international ministry carried on during quarantine

By Jennifer Colosimo Jason Payne grew up with international mindfulness as a way of life. With two volunteer English as a Second Language (ESL) teachers for parents, his passion for the global sojourner was intrinsic by the time he was an adult. It’s no surprise he landed at a church where international ministry was important, … Continue reading

CBF Podcast: Harry Cunnane and Congresswoman Madeline Dean, A Family’s Battle with Addiction and for Recovery
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CBF Podcast: Harry Cunnane and Congresswoman Madeline Dean, A Family’s Battle with Addiction and for Recovery

By Andy Hale Everything froze at that moment. The air stood still. Every one of my senses was locked into the moment as I looked into my newborn daughter’s eyes for the first time. When you have the humble privilege of becoming a parent, everything changes when you see them for the first time. You … Continue reading

Faithful even in uncertainty
CBF Field Personnel / COVID-19 / Field Personnel

Faithful even in uncertainty

The following is a reflection from CBF field personnel Annette Ellard, who serves primarily among the Karen population in Louisville, Ky., alongside her husband Steve Clark. You can learn more about their ministries and support their work at www.cbf.net/clark. Because we are called upon to help in all sorts of situations and with all kinds of … Continue reading

Assisting Asylees to Begin a New Life
CBF Field Personnel / Field Personnel / Field Personnel Columns / immigration

Assisting Asylees to Begin a New Life

The following is a reflection from CBF field personnel Greg Smith, who serves in Fredericksburg, Va., with his wife, Sue. You can learn more about their ministries and support their work at www.cbf.net/smith. For LUCHA Ministries Immigration Legal Services, the final week of September was full indeed.  Over a four-day period, I clocked 48 hours and, … Continue reading

Want to help Pastor Navarro serve immigrants? Send backpacks
Fellowship Southwest / immigration

Want to help Pastor Navarro serve immigrants? Send backpacks

By Marv Knox If you’ve been wondering how to directly help immigrants seeking asylum in the United States, Pastor Carlos Navarro can tell you how to lend a hand. Actually, how to lend a backpack. Navarro and Iglesia Bautista West Brownsville operate an immigrant relief shelter (and Fellowship Southwest provided the funds to build a … Continue reading