Spiritual Care Week 2019 Part 6: Hospitality in abundance
Chaplaincy and Pastoral Counseling / Disaster Response

Spiritual Care Week 2019 Part 6: Hospitality in abundance

Each year the COMISS Network promotes Spiritual Care Week. It is an occasion to recognize the different disciplines who offer spiritual care to persons. The theme for 2019 is Cultivating Space. Throughout this week you will hear from CBF endorsed chaplains and pastoral counselors as they focus on this theme. Below is Part 6. Learn more about … Continue reading

CBF shares update on Bahamas pastors, readies recovery shipment
Disaster Response / Newsroom

CBF shares update on Bahamas pastors, readies recovery shipment

By Aaron Weaver NOTE: This post has been updated on September 6 with new information on CBF Bahamas pastors and an update on efforts of CBF Disaster Response as well as how to continue praying for our sisters and brothers in the Bahamas.  DECATUR, Ga.—The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship is requesting prayer for victims of Hurricane … Continue reading

CBF issues update, prepares for response to Hurricane Dorian in Bahamas
Disaster Response / Newsroom

CBF issues update, prepares for response to Hurricane Dorian in Bahamas

By CBF Communications DECATUR, Ga.—The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship continues to monitor Hurricane Dorian and prepare for a response. The current focus of CBF Disaster Response is the Bahamas, particularly CBF partner congregations in the Abaco Islands, said CBF Disaster Response Director Rick Burnette. Burnette encouraged Cooperative Baptists to pray for sisters and brothers in the … Continue reading

Downpour floods four Rio Grande Valley churches
Disaster Response / Featured / General CBF / Newsroom

Downpour floods four Rio Grande Valley churches

By Marv Knox A trio of Cooperative Baptist Fellowship organizations are teaming up to help four churches whose properties received damage in flash floods in late June. Parts of the Rio Grande Valley of Texas flooded when 15 inches of rain fell in 4 hours. Several churches that collaborate with Jorge Zapata, associate coordinator of … Continue reading

You can minister to immigrant refugees on the U.S.-Mexico border
Disaster Response / Featured / General CBF / Newsroom

You can minister to immigrant refugees on the U.S.-Mexico border

By Marv Knox Mission opportunities are available for volunteers who want to minister to asylum seekers clustered on both sides of the Mexico-U.S. border, reported Jorge Zapata, director of Fellowship Southwest’s Immigrant Relief Ministry. Every contact with an immigrant refugee is a gospel encounter, he added. Up and down the border, small churches are providing … Continue reading

It’s Been a Busy CBF Disaster Response Year—Let’s Be Prepared for Another
Disaster Response / General CBF

It’s Been a Busy CBF Disaster Response Year—Let’s Be Prepared for Another

By Rick Burnette, CBF Domestic Disaster Response Manager The past three years have been very active in terms of natural disasters. CBF Domestic Disaster Response is not equipped to engage in every national emergency or provide full-scale first response. However, at the invitation of affected CBF state and regional organizations, our priority is long-term recovery … Continue reading