CBF Encourager Church initiative a natural fit for Crescent Hill Baptist
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CBF Encourager Church initiative a natural fit for Crescent Hill Baptist

By Grayson Hester Crescent Hill Baptist Church in Louisville, Ky., officially joined CBF’s Encourager Church initiative in 2019. But it had been doing the work of field personnel encouragement years before that. “Our Encourager Church program came about naturally. It wasn’t something we sought out particularly,” said Andrea Woolley, co-pastor and minister of spiritual formation, … Continue reading

“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