“Another Edit Needed”
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“Another Edit Needed”

By Shane McNary The appeal of participating as a member of the group of editors working on a special Roma Ministry edition of the Central and Eastern European Association for Mission Studies’ (CEEAMS) mission journal ACTA Missiologiae was that it allows me to work with good friends who are much smarter than me!  Dr. Anne-Marie Kool organized … Continue reading

Strengthening marriages and families in Belgium and beyond
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Strengthening marriages and families in Belgium and beyond

By Janée Angel Many people ask Hary and I about our marriage. We are that strange existence…an American woman and a Syrian man.  We are as different as night and day. I am an introvert and he is an extrovert. I am a thinker. He is a spontaneous do-er. And if those were not enough differences, we don’t even … Continue reading

Go Together
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Go Together

The following is a reflection from CBF field personnel Lesley-Ann Hix Tommey, who serves alongside Rauschenbusch Metro Ministries in Hells Kitchen of New York City. You can learn more about her ministry and support her work at www.cbf.net/tommey. There’s an African proverb that says, “If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to … Continue reading

An Uphill Climb
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An Uphill Climb

The following is a reflection from CBF field personnel Laura Foushee, who serves alongside her husband, Carson, and the Japan Baptist Convention in Tokyo. You can learn more about their ministry and support their work at www.cbf.net/foushee. I met Rev. Akinori Taguchi, pastor of the first church that Carson and I served in Kanazawa, at the … Continue reading

Assisting Asylees to Begin a New Life
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Assisting Asylees to Begin a New Life

The following is a reflection from CBF field personnel Greg Smith, who serves in Fredericksburg, Va., with his wife, Sue. You can learn more about their ministries and support their work at www.cbf.net/smith. For LUCHA Ministries Immigration Legal Services, the final week of September was full indeed.  Over a four-day period, I clocked 48 hours and, … Continue reading