CBF, Alabama CBF respond to devastating tornadoes
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CBF, Alabama CBF respond to devastating tornadoes

March 5, 2019 By Carrie Harris DECATUR, Ga.—The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship and Alabama CBF are responding to the devastating March 3 tornadoes in Lee County, Ala., in partnership with Volunteers of America and First Baptist Church of Auburn. CBF Disaster Response has also contributed financially to assist with initial efforts. The tornadoes that tore through … Continue reading

CBF Chaplain Ron Oliver named president of Association of Professional Chaplains
Chaplaincy and Pastoral Counseling / Featured / General CBF

CBF Chaplain Ron Oliver named president of Association of Professional Chaplains

By Liz Andrasi Deere In the early 1500s Michelangelo painted Adam and God reaching out to one another, hands almost touching, on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. To Rev. Dr. Ronald Oliver, this image of The Creation of Adam captures life’s foundational questions: How do we connect with God? How is God trying to … Continue reading

CBF continues ‘daily bread’ ministry to Central American migrants
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CBF continues ‘daily bread’ ministry to Central American migrants

  By Blake Tommey On November 14, the “caravan” of Central American migrants arrived at the United States’ southern border in Tijuana, Mexico. Most sought to file an asylum claim, which the U.S. is legally obligated to hear from migrants fleeing violence. Some intended to cross the border by any means necessary. Few wished to … Continue reading

CBF continúa dando el “pan de cada día” a los migrantes centroamericanos
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CBF continúa dando el “pan de cada día” a los migrantes centroamericanos

Por Blake Tommey El 14 de noviembre, la llamada “caravana” de migrantes centroamericanos llegó a la frontera sur de los Estados Unidos en Tijuana, México. La mayoría de sus integrantes buscaron presentar una solicitud de asilo, que los Estados Unidos están legalmente obligados a escuchar de aquellos que huyen de la violencia. Algunos pretendían cruzar … Continue reading

CBF missions initiative helps students “see the bigger picture of what God is doing”
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CBF missions initiative helps students “see the bigger picture of what God is doing”

By Ashleigh Bugg  “Beyond Your Culture. Beyond Your Comfort Zone. Beyond Yourself.”   That’s the motto of Student.Go, urging young adults to look past personal comfort in order to explore the wider world. Student.Go is the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship’s student missions program, providing opportunities for students to serve alongside CBF field personnel and ministry partners in the United States and around the world.   Virginia-native Takiya Delbridge has lived by this slogan, serving in Student.Go … Continue reading

‘We’re all missionaries.’ CBF’s Foushees seek to embody mission of mutual support in Tokyo
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‘We’re all missionaries.’ CBF’s Foushees seek to embody mission of mutual support in Tokyo

  By Blake Tommey When Tokyo pastor Kei Jokura announced his plans for the final Sunday of Advent, he prepared his congregation for a singular experience. Carson and Laura Foushee, Cooperative Baptist Fellowship field personnel serving in Tokyo, would be sharing the pulpit and reflecting on the persons of Mary and Joseph on the upcoming birth of their first child. … Continue reading

Haitian man receives ‘gift from God’ amid pain and paradise
Featured / Field Personnel / Haiti Ministries / Missions / offering for global missions

Haitian man receives ‘gift from God’ amid pain and paradise

 By Blake Tommey At the time Minos Saint Amand met Cooperative Baptist Fellowship field personnel Jenny Jenkins, he was living on a dirt floor under poorly woven cloth supported by a few sturdy branches. Even so, he welcomed her to his plot in Petit Paradis, Haiti, with a radiant smile and began to recount his … Continue reading