CBF Field Personnel and Community Partners Provide Vaccine Drive for Refugee and Immigrant Community in Raleigh, N.C.
COVID-19 / Field Personnel / refugees

CBF Field Personnel and Community Partners Provide Vaccine Drive for Refugee and Immigrant Community in Raleigh, N.C.

By Caleb Mynatt A vaccine drive organized by CBF field personnel Marc and Kim Wyatt and the Wake County Health Department gave over 30 people their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine on Saturday, May 15. The event, which was held under tents in a local neighborhood, sought to give access to the refugee and … Continue reading

DACA and Frontline Workers
CBF Field Personnel / COVID-19 / Field Personnel / immigration

DACA and Frontline Workers

By Greg Smith From time to time since 2017, our immigration legal services program would get a call from a youth-age or young-adult immigrant asking, “Is it time yet? Can I apply for DACA?” Every time the question was asked, I would usually respond, “Have you ever had DACA?” and  if the answer was no, my response was … Continue reading

Strengthening marriages and families in Belgium and beyond
CBF Field Personnel / COVID-19 / Field Personnel Columns

Strengthening marriages and families in Belgium and beyond

By Janée Angel Many people ask Hary and I about our marriage. We are that strange existence…an American woman and a Syrian man.  We are as different as night and day. I am an introvert and he is an extrovert. I am a thinker. He is a spontaneous do-er. And if those were not enough differences, we don’t even … Continue reading

Building Beloved Community by Supporting Teachers in Slovakia
CBF Field Personnel / COVID-19 / Field Personnel

Building Beloved Community by Supporting Teachers in Slovakia

By Tanya Parks Teachers around the world have been working so hard to meet the needs of their students during 2020.   They have adjusted to the ever-changing rules and regulations with grace and patience. We are proud to know so many amazing teachers here in Slovakia. They, too, have had to make so many changes to the … Continue reading

Churches as “First Responders” to those in need
COVID-19 / Leadership Scholars

Churches as “First Responders” to those in need

By Laura Ellis I recently hosted a vigil remembering the 19 people killed by domestic violence in Massachusetts within the last year. The virtual service was accompanied by prayers of confession, moments of remembrance, and blessings for future hope. During the vigil we took a moment to speak about the uptick of domestic violence during … Continue reading

Second Baptist Church, Memphis, Breaks Pumpkin Patch Revenue Record Amidst Pandemic
bold faith / COVID-19 / Feature

Second Baptist Church, Memphis, Breaks Pumpkin Patch Revenue Record Amidst Pandemic

By Caleb Mynatt In Memphis, Second Baptist Church’s Pumpkin Patch Ministry has been a church fundraising tradition for 17 years. Loved by church and community members alike, the pumpkin patch offers a family-friendly fall experience right in the heart of Memphis, Tennessee. That’s why there was a great deal of disappointment when the pandemic seemed … Continue reading

待 “Waiting”
CBF Field Personnel / COVID-19

待 “Waiting”

By Carson Foushee Waiting. It began early in 2020 as our family anticipated our return to Tokyo in March after five months of sharing with CBF congregations around the Southeast. Just as we prepared to leave, reports of COVID-19 cases emerged in Asia and then in nations across the globe. Discussions with CBF and Japan Baptist Convention (JBC) leadership led us … Continue reading