CBF Podcast: A Conversation with Father James Martin
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CBF Podcast: A Conversation with Father James Martin

By Andy Hale In 2009, Father James Martin’s status as “friend” of The Colbert Report was upgraded to “chaplain.” However, when the satirist packed up his bags from Comedy Central and moved to CBS’s Late Show, Stephen Colbert forgot to transfer the Jesuit priest’s role. Colbert’s folly is our gain. CBF Podcast has officially adopted the great Catholic … Continue reading

Dad and daughter offer ‘ministry of presence’ as CBF chaplains
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Dad and daughter offer ‘ministry of presence’ as CBF chaplains

Chaplains Sarah Greenfield and Alan Rogers share a rare bond that encompasses God and country as it transcends family and vocation.  Commander Rogers and Lieutenant Junior Grade Greenfield are father and daughter, both commissioned as officers by the U.S. Navy and endorsed as chaplains by the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship.   Alan is the deputy force chaplain … Continue reading

Freedom of Religion or Belief: Engaging the Global Church
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Freedom of Religion or Belief: Engaging the Global Church

By Shane McNary  Freedom of Religion or Belief (FORB) was barely mentioned during meetings at the United Nations in Geneva in April. The pre-session was in preparation for the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Session 30 which took place in May 2018. What makes this striking is that four countries have serious FORB concerns:  Azerbaijan, Russian … Continue reading

Defensoría CBF Reforma – Migratoria: Valores y Principios
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Defensoría CBF Reforma – Migratoria: Valores y Principios

La Defensoría del Compañerismo Bautista Cooperativo está comprometida en buscar justicia para los inmigrantes y refugiados entre nosotros. Estos esfuerzos son un complemento a nuestro compromiso de servir misionalmente en el contexto de la migración global. En todo el mundo, así como dentro de nuestro país el personal de campo, pastores y miembros de iglesias … Continue reading

CBF church offers ‘open door’ to Hispanic community with legal aid ministry
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CBF church offers ‘open door’ to Hispanic community with legal aid ministry

By Blake Tommey  It was a frigid, blustery evening in Rock Hill, South Carolina, when a cluster of 50 gathered in Fountain Park for a candlelight prayer vigil. But weather was no hindrance for Puerta Abierta, the immigrant legal aid ministry of Oakland Baptist Church sponsoring the vigil on behalf of young immigrants.  The day—December 7, 2017—marked … Continue reading