“Cultivate Abundance” is growing more than food, and doing it together, to sow a friendlier future
CBF Field Personnel / creation care / environment / Featured / Field Personnel / General CBF / immigration / Internationals Ministries / refugees

“Cultivate Abundance” is growing more than food, and doing it together, to sow a friendlier future

By Jennifer Colosimo In the southeastern U.S., the tiny town of Immokalee, Florida, is home to a growing population of migrant workers who make up a large part of the local workforce. They’re predominantly farmworkers who help grow millions of tons of food for exportation every year.  Ironically, for these residents, the place they call … Continue reading

CBF field personnel Eddie and Macarena Aldape share faith & friendship to immigrants in Albacete, Spain
CBF Field Personnel / COVID-19 / Featured / immigration / Internationals Ministries / Missions / refugees

CBF field personnel Eddie and Macarena Aldape share faith & friendship to immigrants in Albacete, Spain

By Caleb Mynatt For nearly two decades, CBF field personnel Eddie and Macarena Aldape have made a career of showing hospitality and love to the people who need it most. Just ask Isabel Garcia. As a refugee from Latin America, Garcia and her children fled to Spain in search of a better life. Between political … Continue reading

Feeling God’s Spirit
CBF Field Personnel / Field Personnel / Field Personnel Columns / Internationals Ministries

Feeling God’s Spirit

Over the next weeks and months, the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship will be sharing reflections from our CBF field personnel serving around the world. These are stories of impact and outreach, Gospel-sharing and relationship building, long-term presence and abundant love. The following is a reflection from CBF field personnel Lita Sample, who serves among internationals in … Continue reading

CBF Field Personnel / General CBF / Internationals Ministries / Justice and Peacemaking Ministries / Missions

Faith and Freedom

“I will help with the event, but I won’t go on the tour. I can’t handle that,” the woman told me after we had finished a short presentation about human trafficking in Houston. We are preparing with South Main Baptist Church in Houston, Texas to host an awareness event regarding trafficking. A key portion of … Continue reading

From Prostitution to Victimization: 3 Ways to Make a Difference
CBF Field Personnel / General CBF / Internationals Ministries / Justice and Peacemaking Ministries

From Prostitution to Victimization: 3 Ways to Make a Difference

By Nell Green, CBF field personnel The first time I walked down this street, it was by accident. We were relatively new to the city. I enjoy ferreting out the various markets and shopping possibilities in cities we where we have lived. Brussels was no different. So here we are, a family of four rummaging … Continue reading

General CBF / Internationals Ministries / Student.Go

Student.Go-er reflects on ministering with Karen internationals in Oakland, Calif.

 This post is by Chelsie “Buffy” Buffington, Student.Go summer missionary working with Karen internationals in Oakland, CA Summer 2013 “And I could hold on, I could hold on to who I am and never let You change me from the inside.  And I could be safe, I could be safe here in Your arms and … Continue reading

Internationals Ministries / Missions / Student.Go

Student.Go – Words from the World 2013 – Ashleigh Bugg

This summer, college and graduate students served in 18 locations around the world through CBF’s Student.Go program.  This fall, Student.Go-ers will be at work in 8 locations. This is the first in a series of blogs from these students.  Ashleigh Bugg served this summer with refugee families in Fort Worth, Texas.  She worked alongside CBF field personnel … Continue reading