Persistent Planting
CBF Field Personnel / Field Personnel / offering for global missions

Persistent Planting

By Jessica Hearne, Cooperative Baptist Fellowship field personnel Who knew it would be so difficult to grow watermelons? Isaiah certainly didn’t know when he started planting them on the Urban Farm five years ago. We can grow cucumbers just fine, and watermelons are kind of like cucumbers, so it shouldn’t be a problem, right? Maybe … Continue reading

Making Home Away from Home: Kim and Marc Wyatt are rebranding what it means to be a neighbor through North Carolina’s refugee programs
CBF Field Personnel / Field Personnel

Making Home Away from Home: Kim and Marc Wyatt are rebranding what it means to be a neighbor through North Carolina’s refugee programs

By Jennifer Colosimo Shortly after Marc Wyatt, CBF field personnel in North Carolina, sends a hopeful email to a group at his church, he starts to see God at work. A request to help a local Ukrainian family with groceries, toiletries, etc., results in an overwhelming fulfillment of those needs, but also unveils how close … Continue reading

Take Care of Yourself
CBF Field Personnel / offering for global missions

Take Care of Yourself

By Cindy Ruble, Cooperative Baptist Fellowship field personnel  Recently, thanks to a generous donor, I had the privilege of facilitating a Self-Care Retreat for 25 trauma social workers, staff,and volunteers. The pandemic brought many things with it, including an increase in cases of domestic violence, sexual assault and child sexual abuse as life moved more … Continue reading