Together for Hope’s Coker calls on white Americans to clean up their “mess”
Poverty & Transformation Ministries / Together for Hope

Together for Hope’s Coker calls on white Americans to clean up their “mess”

By Marv Knox White superiority is one of the root causes of poverty in America, and white Americans must be responsible for cleaning up their “mess,” rural poverty fighter Jason Coker told participants at the Christian Community Development Association (CCDA) annual meeting in early October. Poverty not only is an economic condition, but also a … Continue reading

Economic Development Ministries / Poverty & Transformation Ministries

Austin congregation raises funds to build seven wells in Ethiopia

The following post comes from CBF partner church, First Baptist Church in Austin, Texas. AUSTIN, TEXAS– This past Advent season, the congregation of First Baptist Church of Austin challenged themselves to “spend less, in order to give more.”  In the generous spirit of a community that serves in love and compassion, First Austin members participated … Continue reading

Church Starting and Faith Sharing Ministries / Missions / Poverty & Transformation Ministries / Student.Go

Student.Go – Words from the World – Clair Kermitz

This past year, Student.Go personnel served in more than 25 locations around the world. McAfee School of Theology student, Clair Kermitz, spent 8 months serving with The Well at Springfield – a new church start in urban Jacksonville, FL.    Uncomfortable.  Yes, uncomfortable.  It is a word and a feeling most of us try to escape.  … Continue reading

Missions / Poverty & Transformation Ministries / Student.Go

Student.Go – Words from the World – Brooke Gerber

This past summer, Student.Go personnel served in 19 locations around the world. University of Georgia graduate student, Brooke Gerber, lived and served with Together for Hope in Helena, Arkansas.    My summer serving with Together for Hope Arkansas in the Delta was great. I met some amazing people who are committed to seeing their community … Continue reading

Internationals Ministries / Missions / Poverty & Transformation Ministries / Student.Go

Student.Go – Words from the World – Amy Beth Willis

This summer Student.Go personnel have served in 19 locations around the world. Emory University student, Amy Beth Willis, worked with CBF field personnel Greg and Sue Smith and LUCHA Ministries, serving among Latino immigrant families in the Fredericksburg, VA area.   This summer, I had the opportunity to work with and to mentor a wonderful … Continue reading

Justice and Peacemaking Ministries / Missions / Poverty & Transformation Ministries / Student.Go

Student.Go – Words from the World – Taylor Bell

This summer Student.Go personnel have served in 19 locations around the world. Samford University student, Taylor Bell, lived and worked  with the The Stewart Center serving  the Reynoldstown and Pittsburgh communities of Atlanta, GA.     I spent this past summer serving as a camp counselor at the Stewart Center in Atlanta, Georgia. My day … Continue reading

Justice and Peacemaking Ministries / Missions / Poverty & Transformation Ministries / Student.Go

Student.Go – Words from the World – Meg Lacy

This summer Student.Go personnel have served in 19 locations around the world. Candler School of Theology  student,  Meg Lacy, served with the Faith to Action Initiative, addressing the needs of orphaned and vulnerable children in sub-Saharan Africa and around the world. Working to create a Social Media platform for the Faith to Action Initiative, a … Continue reading