Downpour floods four Rio Grande Valley churches
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Downpour floods four Rio Grande Valley churches

By Marv Knox A trio of Cooperative Baptist Fellowship organizations are teaming up to help four churches whose properties received damage in flash floods in late June. Parts of the Rio Grande Valley of Texas flooded when 15 inches of rain fell in 4 hours. Several churches that collaborate with Jorge Zapata, associate coordinator of … Continue reading

You can minister to immigrant refugees on the U.S.-Mexico border
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You can minister to immigrant refugees on the U.S.-Mexico border

By Marv Knox Mission opportunities are available for volunteers who want to minister to asylum seekers clustered on both sides of the Mexico-U.S. border, reported Jorge Zapata, director of Fellowship Southwest’s Immigrant Relief Ministry. Every contact with an immigrant refugee is a gospel encounter, he added. Up and down the border, small churches are providing … Continue reading

Tú puedes ministrar en la frontera EEUU-México a los refugiados e inmigrantes
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Tú puedes ministrar en la frontera EEUU-México a los refugiados e inmigrantes

Por Marv Knox Hay muchas oportunidades para voluntarios misioneros que desean asistir a aquellos solicitantes de asilo agrupados a ambos lados de la frontera (EE. UU.-México) nos informa Jorge Zapata, director del Ministerio de Ayuda a los Inmigrantes de Fellowship Southwest. Cada contacto con un refugiado inmigrante es un encuentro evangélico, agregó. En todas partes … Continue reading

Defending freedom and justice in Slovakia and beyond through partnership 
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Defending freedom and justice in Slovakia and beyond through partnership 

By Ashleigh Bugg  It was not CBF field personnel Dianne and Shane McNary’s intention to forge a long-term connection with the Slovak Baptist Union (SBU) when they facilitated pastoral leadership internships for two Slovak women in 2005. However, partly due to this commitment to women in leadership, the McNarys have joined SBU initiatives, including a new partnership to support … Continue reading

It’s Been a Busy CBF Disaster Response Year—Let’s Be Prepared for Another
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It’s Been a Busy CBF Disaster Response Year—Let’s Be Prepared for Another

By Rick Burnette, CBF Domestic Disaster Response Manager The past three years have been very active in terms of natural disasters. CBF Domestic Disaster Response is not equipped to engage in every national emergency or provide full-scale first response. However, at the invitation of affected CBF state and regional organizations, our priority is long-term recovery … Continue reading