Little Rock church deepens relationships with alternative food pantry
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Little Rock church deepens relationships with alternative food pantry

By Blake Tommey As summer 2015 commenced in Little Rock, Arkansas, Pulaski Heights Baptist Church (PHBC) was ready for something different, something authentic. The congregation knew that 17.2 percent of Arkansas residents had no clue as to where their next meal would come from given that the state has the second worst food insecurity rate in the … Continue reading

Go into the world and ‘speak God,’ Merritt tells CBF Advocacy conference
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Go into the world and ‘speak God,’ Merritt tells CBF Advocacy conference

By Blake Tommey “The world needs you to speak ‘God,’ especially in this moment,” Jonathan Merritt, award-winning writer on religion and culture, said at the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship’s annual Advocacy in Action conference on March 14 in New York City. “Do you believe in God?” Merritt continued. “That is, do you love God and have … Continue reading

The Strange Grace of Hurricane Maria
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The Strange Grace of Hurricane Maria

By Blake Tommey When Pastor Jesus Garcia reads news coverage of how the United States mishandled the aftermath of Hurricane Maria—a storm he and his family endured firsthand from their home in Carolina, Puerto Rico—he’s somewhat conflicted. Yes, the American Red Cross spent less than half the money it raised to respond to Hurricane Maria. Yes, … Continue reading

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