Hope & Hospitality that Feel Like Family: Mirsada’s Story
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Hope & Hospitality that Feel Like Family: Mirsada’s Story

By Andrew Nash Mirsada’s parents had a plan to escape from the Bosnian Civil War. The first step was getting to Germany. The second step was getting arrested intentionally.  “When we came to Germany, we had to actually go to the bus station and act like we didn’t have money to pay for tickets so … Continue reading

CBF Missouri / General CBF / Poverty & Transformation Ministries

River racers prepare for change of venue

Josh Arnone and Jason Nazario are my new heroes. These guys signed on to compete in the Missouri River 340 as a fundraiser for Water is Life International, the ministry organization of CBF field personnel David and Merrie Harding. Josh and Jason together are the face of Big Muddy/Clean Water, the official name of their … Continue reading

CBF Missouri / General CBF / Youth ministry

Who Are the People in Your Youth Ministry?

There’s an old Sesame Street song that poses the question “Who are the people in your neighborhood?” The simple answer is that “they’re the people that you meet when you’re walking down the street… each day.” I sometimes paraphrase the original question and pose it to myself as an evaluation: “Who are the people in … Continue reading

CBF Missouri / Youth ministry

A Report from the Inaugural CBF Youth Workers Retreat

It was a balmy November evening in Orlando when several youth workers gathered for the inaugural CBF Youth Workers Retreat.  This event was sponsored by the CBF Youth Ministry Network and led by Chanon Ross, coordinator for the Connections Project at Princeton’s Institute for Youth Ministry.  Our brief time together began with the question “Who … Continue reading

CBF Missouri / Youth ministry

Big Tent Conference

Come to the first-ever BigTent Conference for inspiring speakers, 150+ practical workshops, and celebratory community building to advance the health and well-being of families and children.  CBF, along with dozens of other national youth-serving organizations, is partnering with conference host Search Institute. Bringing together thousands of professionals and youth from all youth-serving sectors, this first … Continue reading