Amid Fallout, Presence Persists: Chaouki and Maha Boulos Minister in Lebanon
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Amid Fallout, Presence Persists: Chaouki and Maha Boulos Minister in Lebanon

By Grayson Hester As the crisis in Ukraine continues to dominate headlines and millions of refugees travel across Europe, American readers would be forgiven for forgetting the other ongoing crises we face. There’s the pandemic, of course. And, when we have the wherewithal, we can consider the climate crisis, existential in its escalation. But what … Continue reading

Building a Future for Everybody: How CBF’s Anna and LaCount Anderson are making an impact on their community
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Building a Future for Everybody: How CBF’s Anna and LaCount Anderson are making an impact on their community

By Jennifer Colosimo If there’s one thing to know about Anna and LaCount Anderson, it’s that they aren’t handy. But for all the times you’ll hear them say they don’t know anything about gardening, or that they’re certainly not capable contractors, that’s exactly what they’ve been doing—among many other things—to serve God in two important … Continue reading

Refugee resettlement process reveals trauma, uncertainty, awkwardness and hope
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Refugee resettlement process reveals trauma, uncertainty, awkwardness and hope

By Marv Knox An attempt to help resettle Ukrainians in western North Carolina has prompted a halting-but-hopeful learning experience for both the refugee family and the Cooperative Baptists trying to assist them. The Bochevars—Kate and Peter and their 16-year-old son, Daniel, and 9-year-old daughter, Eliza—have been living with distant relatives in Arden, N.C., about 10 … Continue reading

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