The Ruth Project: Building Bridges and Empowering Immigrants in Fort Worth
advocacy / immigration

The Ruth Project: Building Bridges and Empowering Immigrants in Fort Worth

By Ashleigh Bugg Since 2017, Ruth Project: Immigrant Services has served over 400 immigrant families with low-cost legal immigration, social services and educational forums on relevant immigration topics. The Ruth Project in collaboration with Iglesia Bautista Victoria en Cristo in Fort Worth, Texas, aims to build bridges and empower immigrants. “Through our ministry, we have … 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

A Commitment to Christ & Christian Citizenship: Take Action Sunday, November 3
advocacy

A Commitment to Christ & Christian Citizenship: Take Action Sunday, November 3

By Stephen Reeves To say our country is politically divided is to put it mildly. Our disagreements about the nature of our problems and how they should be solved are real and deep. While many divisions are historic and longstanding, by many measures we are more politically divided than ever before. The accompanying hateful rhetoric … Continue reading

Central American immigrant flood creates crisis, presents opportunity
advocacy / General CBF / Newsroom

Central American immigrant flood creates crisis, presents opportunity

By Fellowship Southwest TIJUANA, Mexico—The flood of immigrants amassed at the Mexico-U.S. border presents both a humanitarian crisis and an opportunity for sharing the gospel, a team of Cooperative Baptist Fellowship leaders who traveled to the region learned. Glen Foster, coordinator of CBF West; Marv Knox, coordinator of Fellowship Southwest; Rubén Ortiz, CBF Latino field … Continue reading