Disaster Response / General CBF

Fellowship continues to respond to super storm Sandy

The following post is from Tommy Deal, disaster response coordinator for CBF of Georgia. CBF is responding.  We are working through local churches, state/regional CBFs and partners.  We are communicating with them even as I type this, and plans are being formulated.  One thing we have learned from Katrina, tornadoes, wildfires, Isaac and now Sandy, is we are … Continue reading

Disaster Response

Stan’s story

The following post is from Charles Ray, special projects coordinator for CBF of Arkansas and CBF national disaster response coordinator. In 2010, many were ready to rename a river an ocean.  The Mississippi was out of control and dozens of states were bracing for the worst.  As the destructive path moved slowly toward Louisiana, thousands … Continue reading

General CBF

A letter of support for International Baptist Theological Seminary

The following post is from CBF Interim Global Missions Coordinator Jim Smith. On behalf of Cooperative Baptist Fellowship Global Missions, I am writing to express our support for the International Baptist Theological Seminary’s move to Amsterdam, Netherlands. In 1976, I visited IBTS’s Ruschlikon, Switzerland, campus the first time. I was serving as a Missionary Journeyman … Continue reading

Disaster Response / General CBF

Volunteers needed in Louisiana after hurricane

The following post is from Reid Doster, coordinator of CBF Louisiana. If you are interested in serving in Louisiana, please email reid.cbflouisiana@gmail.com. Volunteer responders and cash donations are needed now to support CBF disaster relief efforts in LaPlace, La., 28 miles west of New Orleans. You will enjoy safe, clean, air conditioned lodging, showers and … Continue reading

General CBF

Two centuries of Judson’s family tree

The following post is from CBF Interim Executive Coordinator Pat Anderson. Two hundred years ago this month, Adoniram Judson landed in Calcutta with his young wife. He spent a year there learning languages, praying for guidance, and planning to travel to the mysterious land of Burma. In 1813 he arrived there and began translating Scripture.  Twelve years later, he had … Continue reading

General CBF

Time to bloom again

The following post is from Terry Maples, CBF field coordinator for the Tennessee Cooperative Baptist Fellowship. My wife and I were away from our home in Murfreesboro, TN, for three weeks earlier this summer. First, we traveled to Fort Worth, TX, for the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship General Assembly. Then we headed west and north to … Continue reading