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

Turf-war refugees: Cartel violence in southwestern Mexico propels migrants to U.S. border
Feature / Fellowship Southwest / General CBF

Turf-war refugees: Cartel violence in southwestern Mexico propels migrants to U.S. border

By Elket Rodríguez All along the U.S.-Mexico border, the pastors who comprise Fellowship Southwest’s Immigrant Relief Ministry are facing a nuanced and complicated migratory flow. The number of Mexicans fleeing violence has skyrocketed, due to an ongoing cartel turf war in the southwestern states of Michoacán, Veracruz, Guerrero and Chiapas.  The increase in Mexicans fleeing … 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

More than Tomatoes for More than Groundhogs
CBF Field Personnel / Feature / Field Personnel / Missions

More than Tomatoes for More than Groundhogs

This story was written by Jessica Hearne, CBF field personnel and a Grace and Main leader and founding member. You can support her work either by donating to Grace and Main or directly to her support fund. You might have already guessed it but managing the leadership team of Grace and Main’s Urban Farm has been … Continue reading

Showing God’s Love in San Francisco
CBF Field Personnel / COVID-19 / Feature

Showing God’s Love in San Francisco

By Caleb Mynatt Moving to a new place is hard. Integrating into a new culture is harder. Doing both at the same time feels almost impossible; but it’s what thousands of international immigrants and refugees do every year in the United States. For some, it’s exciting. For some, it’s frightening. For others, cultural insecurity and … Continue reading

Abundant Hope & Hospitality: Kata and Milan’s Story
CBF Field Personnel / Feature / Fellowship! Magazine / offering for global missions

Abundant Hope & Hospitality: Kata and Milan’s Story

By Caleb Mynatt The life of Kata and Milan together has been defined by differences that didn’t really matter to them. As a married couple living in what was once Yugoslavia, they had a very normal life in Eastern Europe in 1992. Kata, a housewife, was a Protestant Croat married to Milan, an Orthodox Serb. … Continue reading

To Hell’s Kitchen and Back (…Virtually): How CBF and Student.Go helped make urban immersion possible in the pandemic
CBF Field Personnel / COVID-19 / Feature / Fellowship! Magazine

To Hell’s Kitchen and Back (…Virtually): How CBF and Student.Go helped make urban immersion possible in the pandemic

By Jennifer Colosimo In the midst of the global pandemic, many things were pushed aside to make room for front-line priorities. We’ve had to weather the effects of the pandemic, in certain cases, hoping to come out the same on the other side. But for CBF’s front-line workers in Hell’s Kitchen, New York City, the … Continue reading