Central American immigrant flood creates crisis, presents opportunity
advocacy / General CBF / Newsroom

Central American immigrant flood creates crisis, presents opportunity

By Fellowship Southwest TIJUANA, Mexico—The flood of immigrants amassed at the Mexico-U.S. border presents both a humanitarian crisis and an opportunity for sharing the gospel, a team of Cooperative Baptist Fellowship leaders who traveled to the region learned. Glen Foster, coordinator of CBF West; Marv Knox, coordinator of Fellowship Southwest; Rubén Ortiz, CBF Latino field … Continue reading

CBF’s Paynter to be honored with Baylor Distinguished Alumni Award
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CBF’s Paynter to be honored with Baylor Distinguished Alumni Award

December 20, 2018 DECATUR, Ga.—CBF Executive Coordinator Suzii Paynter will be honored Feb. 1, 2019, with the Distinguished Alumni Award as part of the Baylor Line Foundation’s Hall of Fame. A member of the Class of 1972, Paynter will receive the distinguished alumni honor alongside surgeon and former NFL player Mark Adickes, Houston Chronicle reporter … Continue reading

Advent devotional series Following the Star returns to Passport’s devotion website
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Advent devotional series Following the Star returns to Passport’s devotion website

The following is an announcement from CBF-partner Passport Inc. Learn more at http://www.passportcamps.org.  (BIRMINGHAM, AL) –Following the Star, the devotional series for Advent and Christmas, returns to Passport, Inc.’s devotional website d365.org November 26. This series features scripture, prayer, and meditative thoughts accompanied by gentle music. Writers Tasha Gibson, Amy Kim Kyremes-Parks, Becky Caswell-Speight, Brian … Continue reading

CBF coordinates ecumenical, nonpartisan ministry to immigrant caravan
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CBF coordinates ecumenical, nonpartisan ministry to immigrant caravan

By Marv Knox  Pastors and ministry leaders on both sides of the Mexico-United States border are gearing up to meet the physical and spiritual needs of the immigrant caravan that began in Latin America and now is marching through Mexico toward the United States. A coalition of churches on both sides of the border, including … Continue reading

CBF and Baptist Forum for Aid Development provide relief and recovery in Indonesia
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CBF and Baptist Forum for Aid Development provide relief and recovery in Indonesia

By Eddy Ruble A major 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck the coastal city of Palu, Indonesia, at dusk on September 28, causing a devastating triple disaster. The shallow earthquake created an intense shake force that collapsed two high rise hotels with near full occupancy, a shopping mall, and the newly-built hospital. Tens of thousands of homes were … Continue reading