Blessed to be Salt and Light
CBF Field Personnel / Field Personnel / Missions / refugees

Blessed to be Salt and Light

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 Rick Sample, who serves with internationals in … Continue reading

The Impact of Abundant Life: Rosalie’s Story
Feature / Field Personnel / Missions / refugees

The Impact of Abundant Life: Rosalie’s Story

By CBF Communications “God has sent so many people into my life. That’s how I’ve experienced God’s love.” These are the words of Rosalie, a refugee from Zaire who now lives in Fort Worth, Texas. Nearly 25 years ago, when 9-year-old Rosalie and her family fled violence in Zaire in 1996, God sent United Nations workers … Continue reading

Together for Hope participates in Relay of Kindness and Models Collaboration
Featured / Missions / Together for Hope

Together for Hope participates in Relay of Kindness and Models Collaboration

By Jennifer Colosimo A story’s most profound message most often comes from the people who lived it. So, in the case of the first Relay of Kindness, hearing it called “a story of collaboration,” transfers the focus of the story from numbers to people, from statistics to hearts and hands. Those words come from Mark … Continue reading

Share Abundant Life—Through education focus, CBF’s Karen Morrow extends hope and hospitality to refugees in Fort Worth 
Feature / Field Personnel / Missions / offering for global missions / refugees

Share Abundant Life—Through education focus, CBF’s Karen Morrow extends hope and hospitality to refugees in Fort Worth 

By Blake Tommey In recent years, immigration has become a central and often divisive issue in American public life. Central American migrants, weary of violence and coercion in their home countries, have brought this pressing issue to our nation’s doorstep. To confront this challenge, people of faith across the United States, including Cooperative Baptists, have traveled hundreds … Continue reading

Three Days on Two Islands: A CBF Bahamas Dorian Recovery Report
Disaster Response / Missions

Three Days on Two Islands: A CBF Bahamas Dorian Recovery Report

By Rick Burnette During the second week of December, I boarded the ferry in Ft. Lauderdale bound for Freeport, Grand Bahama. Upon arrival I was met by Pedyson Baillou, pastor of Ebenezer Baptist Church located on Sweetings Cay (pronounced key), an island just off the eastern end of Grand Bahama. Headed towards Sweetings, the effects … Continue reading

Haitian man receives ‘gift from God’ amid pain and paradise
Featured / Field Personnel / Haiti Ministries / Missions / offering for global missions

Haitian man receives ‘gift from God’ amid pain and paradise

 By Blake Tommey At the time Minos Saint Amand met Cooperative Baptist Fellowship field personnel Jenny Jenkins, he was living on a dirt floor under poorly woven cloth supported by a few sturdy branches. Even so, he welcomed her to his plot in Petit Paradis, Haiti, with a radiant smile and began to recount his … Continue reading

More Than A Cow: CBF field personnel help Macedonians ‘realize the change in themselves’ through cow farming
Featured / General CBF / Missions

More Than A Cow: CBF field personnel help Macedonians ‘realize the change in themselves’ through cow farming

By Greg Warner  A cow is a cow is a cow…unless it’s more than a cow. At Aya Farm in rural Macedonia, a cow is never just a cow. Sometimes a cow is a life-changing opportunity. Or a way out of poverty. Sometimes it’s a community’s future. Or a celebration of God’s creation and our role in sustaining … Continue reading

Kutana Kenya 2018
General CBF / Missions / Student.Go

Kutana Kenya 2018

CBF’s creation stewardship immersion experience in Kenya will be taking place again this summer! Young Baptists are invited to participate in this 17-day mission immersion experience in a cross-cultural setting in one of the most ecologically diverse environments on earth. From May 20 to June 7, participants will encounter and engage people, places and Global … Continue reading