CBF Advocacy Update: December
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CBF Advocacy Update: December

This update comes from the Advocacy Action Team for Immigrants and Refugees. Immigration DREAM Act The DACA program is set to expire on March 5, six months after it was rescinded. Advocates from the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship have been part of a much larger community of businesses, law enforcement, faith leaders, educational institutions and legislators … Continue reading

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CBF Field Personnel and Partners Address Human Trafficking

While visiting with some young friends from Iran, I mentioned the American custom of recognizing mother’s on a particular day in May. The young woman told me that though the government in Iran sets a day to recognize mothers according to the Islamic calendar, she prefers to celebrate on March 8th, International Women’s Day. I … Continue reading

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Vestal offers helpful approach to Advent to Duke’s Faith & Leadership resource

Our friends at Duke Divinity’s Faith & Leadership program asked CBF Executive Coordinator Daniel Vestal to share the disciplines he finds most helpful in making his Advent season meaningful. To learn about Daniel’s Advent disciplines, read the piece online. After you check it out, come back to this post and share what’s been meaningful for … Continue reading

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Spiritual Formation & Two Great Books

Recently, I decided to study two books that I have read separately, together.  The books,   Leadership and Self-Deception: Getting out of the Box by Arbinger Institute http://t.co/O2ADjSd via @amazon   Invitation to a Journey: A Road Map for Spiritual Formation by M. Robert Mulho… http://t.co/0KojyU8 via @amazon   are both excellent books.  Studied together, … Continue reading