Stella Perrin gives her best gift to Ukrainian refugees; she hears them
Missions / Ukraine 2022

Stella Perrin gives her best gift to Ukrainian refugees; she hears them

By Marv Knox Mission projects often require volunteers to do all kinds of activities. During Stella Perrin’s recent trip to serve Ukrainian war refugees in Moldova, she did what she does best. She listened. Perrin participated in typical mission-trip projects—caring for children, cleaning up after meals, attending worship and even landscaping. But she also ministered … Continue reading

Presence, Perseverance, Prayer and a Project: Lucien’s story
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Presence, Perseverance, Prayer and a Project: Lucien’s story

By Grayson Hester Lucien, better known by his church community as Dyak (“deacon” in Haitian Creole) has witnessed enormous change in the three years since his story was featured on the CBFblog. For one, Lucien’s home of Haiti has endured crisis after crisis in the last year alone—from the assassination of its president, Jovenel Moïse, … Continue reading

Partners in Mission
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Partners in Mission

By Ben Brown Frankfort, Kentucky, sits about 400 miles north and west of Atlanta, Georgia; but these two communities are connected by more than just Interstate 75. The drive takes about seven hours, but missions between two CBF churches: First Baptist Church of Frankfort and Johns Creek Baptist Church in Alpharetta, Georgia, connects these two … Continue reading

In living memory: Netherlands-based CBF field personnel helps meet needs of Ukrainian refugees
Featured / General CBF / Missions / Newsroom / refugees / Ukraine 2022

In living memory: Netherlands-based CBF field personnel helps meet needs of Ukrainian refugees

By Grayson Hester Mary likes to ride her bike. A lot. It’s part of living in the Netherlands, where she and her husband, Keith Holmes, have served as Cooperative Baptist Fellowship field personnel for decades. Americans tend to drive; Dutch find it easier to walk, or bike, or take the bus. And while biking, Mary … Continue reading

CBF Establishes Ukraine Relief Fund
Missions / Newsroom / refugees / Ukraine 2022

CBF Establishes Ukraine Relief Fund

Today, I invite all Cooperative Baptists to prayerfully consider making a financial contribution toward a relief fund we have established in response to the crisis in Ukraine following the Russian invasion last week. My hope is that we will tangibly extend our genuine support to the people of Ukraine through the generous sharing of our … Continue reading

United in Vision, Mission and Purpose – Because Presence Matters
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United in Vision, Mission and Purpose – Because Presence Matters

By Nell Green Why host a Week of Prayer for the Offering for Global Missions? Because prayer unites us in vision, mission and purpose to provide for the long-term presence of field personnel sharing the Gospel in word and deed through CBF Global Missions. Praying together for God’s abundance to be unleashed in providing these … Continue reading

CBF’s Baxley and field personnel Mina and Gennady Podgaisky request prayer for Ukraine
Missions / Newsroom / Ukraine 2022

CBF’s Baxley and field personnel Mina and Gennady Podgaisky request prayer for Ukraine

February 24, 2022 By Aaron Weaver DECATUR, Ga. — CBF Executive Coordinator Paul Baxley urged prayer for the people of Ukraine on Thursday following news of Russia’s invasion and also affirmed “solidarity with our Baptist sisters and brothers.” “Today I invite Cooperative Baptists to join with Christians around the world in praying for the people … Continue reading