Fellowship Southwest partner Lorenzo Ortiz stays behind closed border
COVID-19 / Fellowship! Magazine / immigration

Fellowship Southwest partner Lorenzo Ortiz stays behind closed border

By Marv Knox NUEVO LAREDO, MEXICO—Lorenzo Ortiz, a Texas pastor who operates three immigrant shelters in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico, stayed behind when the U.S. and Mexican governments closed the border to all “nonessential” travel at midnight Saturday, March 21. Mutual concern about the transmission of COVID-19 led U.S. and Mexican policymakers to shut down border … Continue reading

Church Leaders and COVID-19: A Conversation with CBF Executive Coordinator Paul Baxley
COVID-19 / Podcast

Church Leaders and COVID-19: A Conversation with CBF Executive Coordinator Paul Baxley

Churches are pivoting from what is normal and into something unknown. This crisis requires adaptable leadership from clergy and congregational leaders. From a broader organizational standpoint, leaders at the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship are seeking to share stories and resources to help congregations succeed during this crisis. Join us in the coming days and weeks as … Continue reading

CBF announces COVID-19 Work Group, launches site for latest information (UPDATED)
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CBF announces COVID-19 Work Group, launches site for latest information (UPDATED)

March 11, 2020 By Jeff Huett **Updated March 13** All Short-Term Mission Teams Suspended Through April 30 As the COVID-19 pandemic places more and more communities and individuals at risk, CBF seeks to minimize the threat we pose to the communities in which our Global Missions field personnel serve as well as their ministry partners … Continue reading