Update from CBF’s Ukraine Response Efforts – April 12
CBF Field Personnel / Ukraine 2022

Update from CBF’s Ukraine Response Efforts – April 12

By Aaron Weaver Cooperative Baptist Fellowship field personnel are working to provide relief to Ukrainians. More than 1,000 Cooperative Baptist individuals, churches, partners and state/regional organizations have contributed to CBF’s Ukraine Relief Fund. These gifts exceeding $400,000 are making an impact in Ukraine and across Europe as CBF field personnel and ministry partners help provide … Continue reading

CBF’s Eddie Aldape works long days to move Ukrainian refugees through Slovakia
CBF Field Personnel / Feature / Ukraine 2022

CBF’s Eddie Aldape works long days to move Ukrainian refugees through Slovakia

By Jennifer Colosimo Three hundred kilometers. That’s the average round trip Cooperative Baptist Fellowship field personnel Eddie Aldape often makes as he transports goods and people to and from the Ukrainian border towns in Slovakia. There, 250,000 Ukrainian refugees have come since early March—some for a few days as they connect with family and friends … Continue reading

Cooperative Baptists make immediate impact through giving to CBF Ukraine Fund
CBF Field Personnel / Newsroom / Ukraine 2022

Cooperative Baptists make immediate impact through giving to CBF Ukraine Fund

March 24, 2022 By Aaron Weaver and Jeff Huett DECATUR, Ga. — Nearly 975 Cooperative Baptist individuals, churches, partners and state and regional organizations have given more than $400,000 to CBF’s Ukraine Relief Fund in the month since the Russian invasion of Ukraine. And those gifts are already making an impact in Ukraine and across Europe as … Continue reading

Support Ukrainian refugees across Europe through CBF Ukraine Relief Fund
CBF Field Personnel / Newsroom / refugees / Ukraine 2022

Support Ukrainian refugees across Europe through CBF Ukraine Relief Fund

As the situation on the ground in Ukraine continues to change rapidly, Cooperative Baptists and CBF partner churches have responded with compassion and love through prayer and gifts to CBF’s Ukraine Relief Fund.    Even as you have begun giving generously, several of our field personnel in Europe are already responding with grace, sacrifice and … Continue reading

‘Tis the season for presents and presence
CBF Field Personnel / Missions / offering for global missions

‘Tis the season for presents and presence

By Nell Green Perhaps you have noticed that we have a new tagline for the Offering for Global Missions, “Because Presence Matters.” While I was discussing with others the tagline, my four-year-old grandson was in the office playing. He appeared to be absorbed in what he was doing. Suddenly in response to my saying on … Continue reading

CBF Global Missions resumes career field appointments, calls Elket Rodríguez to serve in U.S.-Mexico border region
CBF Field Personnel / Newsroom / offering for global missions

CBF Global Missions resumes career field appointments, calls Elket Rodríguez to serve in U.S.-Mexico border region

December 13, 2021By Aaron Weaver DECATUR, Ga. — Following a two-year pause due to the pandemic, CBF Global Missions has resumed career field service appointments with the selection of Elket Rodríguez to serve as CBF field personnel with communities and migrants along the U.S.-Mexico border. Rodríguez, a native of Puerto Rico and attorney in Harlingen, … Continue reading

Reflecting on Transformation
CBF Field Personnel / Missions / offering for global missions

Reflecting on Transformation

By Anna Anderson I have worn my hair short for over 40 years.  But In 2019, with a college reunion plan and a late year family wedding, I decided I wanted to “do something different with my hair.”   Always, a most certain kiss of death.  You don’t just “do something different” with coarse, thick, naturally … Continue reading