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

Ready to Catch: During COVID-19 pandemic, CBF field personnel in Spain support refugees walking the tightrope of life in a new home
CBF Field Personnel / COVID-19 / Feature / Fellowship! Magazine

Ready to Catch: During COVID-19 pandemic, CBF field personnel in Spain support refugees walking the tightrope of life in a new home

By Joshua Hearne It’s hard to learn to speak another language when you’re walking a tightrope. But, unnoticed by nearly everyone, Sabina, Yazan and Maira were doing their best. As refugees in Barcelona fleeing religious persecution in Pakistan, the family was on a precarious path between the world they knew and the world for which … Continue reading

A Cup of Cold Water: CBF field personnel in California share acts of compassion in the face of COVID-19
CBF Field Personnel / COVID-19 / Feature / Fellowship! Magazine

A Cup of Cold Water: CBF field personnel in California share acts of compassion in the face of COVID-19

By Melody Harrell “We are intimately linked in this harvest work. Anyone who accepts what you do, accepts me, the One who sent you. Anyone who accepts what I do accepts my Father, who sent me. Accepting a messenger of God is as good as being God’s messenger. Accepting someone’s help is as good as … Continue reading

Extending Hope and Hospitality in the Heartland: CBF field personnel create community with immigrants and refugees in St. Louis
CBF Field Personnel / Feature / Fellowship! Magazine / offering for global missions

Extending Hope and Hospitality in the Heartland: CBF field personnel create community with immigrants and refugees in St. Louis

By Grayson Hester Our country has never been more divided. Or, so our recent public discourse would have us think. Discounting the U.S. Civil War in the 1860s, it seems that our political camps have never been more firmly entrenched, our ideologies never more diametric. And while this may be true, we may also be … Continue reading

A Teachable Moment – How a North Carolina church’s international ministry carried on during quarantine
COVID-19 / Fellowship! Magazine

A Teachable Moment – How a North Carolina church’s international ministry carried on during quarantine

By Jennifer Colosimo Jason Payne grew up with international mindfulness as a way of life. With two volunteer English as a Second Language (ESL) teachers for parents, his passion for the global sojourner was intrinsic by the time he was an adult. It’s no surprise he landed at a church where international ministry was important, … Continue reading

The Impact of Hope and Hospitality: John’s Story
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The Impact of Hope and Hospitality: John’s Story

By Grayson Hester What do the far-flung countries of Egypt, Sweden and Belgium have in common? A man named John. John, who attends Christus Voor Alle Naties (Christ for All Nations), a church planted by Cooperative Baptist Fellowship field personnel Janée Angel and her husband, Hary, in Antwerp, Belgium, feels called to minister to the … Continue reading

A Change of Heart
Featured / Fellowship! Magazine / young Baptists

A Change of Heart

By Grayson Hester Before the summer of 2020, Wallace Montgomery, III, had never even heard of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship. Now, only a few months later, he’s transferring to one of CBF’s partner seminaries—Mercer University’s McAfee School of Theology. The difference between then and now? CBF’s Young Baptist Ecosystem and its Student.Church program, which placed … Continue reading

Baton Rouge church joins CBF-National Baptist Hurricane Recovery Efforts in Lake Charles, La.
Disaster Response / Featured / Fellowship! Magazine

Baton Rouge church joins CBF-National Baptist Hurricane Recovery Efforts in Lake Charles, La.

By Caleb Mynatt As the winds stirred and the sky turned to black on August 27, 2020, the citizens of Lake Charles, La., were confronted with a reality that is all too familiar. Hurricanes hitting the Louisiana coast have become an almost annual occurrence these days, but not often does a Hurricane Laura, a Category … Continue reading

A Day of Favor: CBF field personnel in Uganda offers holistic ministry at Amani Sasa
CBF Field Personnel / Featured / Fellowship! Magazine / Field Personnel

A Day of Favor: CBF field personnel in Uganda offers holistic ministry at Amani Sasa

By Melody Harrell It was supposed to be your average staff Christmas party. The Secret Santa gifts had all been doled out with much hilarity. Lucy patted the stalk of matoke beside her, smiling. Her Secret Santa had sent her on a treasure hunt. The clues led to the banana tree outside where the Secret … Continue reading