Cycling, Civil Rights and Rural Poverty
Feature / Fellowship! Magazine / Racial Reconciliation / Together for Hope

Cycling, Civil Rights and Rural Poverty

By Ben Brown  Jimmie Lee Jackson was shot in the abdomen on February 18, 1965, in Marion, Alabama. Jackson and many others were peacefully marching in support of voting rights from Zion’s Chapel Methodist Church to the city jail in Marion. He walked with his mother, Viola, and his grandfather, Cager Lee. Their assembly was … Continue reading

Sowing Seeds of Hope, Sowing Seeds of Home: Mission partnership in Marion, Ala., goes beyond building houses to creating home
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Sowing Seeds of Hope, Sowing Seeds of Home: Mission partnership in Marion, Ala., goes beyond building houses to creating home

By Ben Brown  There are many ways to find a house: hire a realtor, search online with Zillow or Trulia, or seek out open houses in your area. Finding a home, that’s something completely different. Students from Judson College in Marion, Ala., are serving with Sowing Seeds of Hope in partnership with Student.Go, the student missions … Continue reading

Together for Hope ministry serves as “beacon of hope” during pandemic in heart of Mississippi Delta
bold faith / COVID-19 / Featured / Together for Hope

Together for Hope ministry serves as “beacon of hope” during pandemic in heart of Mississippi Delta

By Bekah Rhea  This past Sunday, March 22, millions of Christians gathered in front of their laptops, tablets and smartphones as churches around the world continued to rapidly adapt their ministries in the face of the global COVID-19 pandemic. For most congregations, this included some variation of an online service and preparation to approach Lent … Continue reading

Bold Trust
CBF Field Personnel / Together for Hope

Bold Trust

For congregations to thrive and Christ’s mission among us to flourish, the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship has entered a season of discovering where God would focus our work together. Take CBF’s online survey about your church and your personal ministry aspirations before Feb. 2.   This devotional is part of a series in January that tells stories of “Bold Faith” … Continue reading

A Journey of Bold Faith
CBF Field Personnel / Field Personnel / Together for Hope

A Journey of Bold Faith

For congregations to thrive and Christ’s mission among us to flourish, the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship has entered a season of discovering where God would focus our work together. Take CBF’s online survey about your church and your personal ministry aspirations before Feb. 2.   This devotional is part of a series in January that tells stories of “Bold Faith” … Continue reading

In Kentucky as it is in Heaven: CBF field personnel bear witness to Christ among refugees and rural communities
Featured / Fellowship! Magazine / Field Personnel / Together for Hope

In Kentucky as it is in Heaven: CBF field personnel bear witness to Christ among refugees and rural communities

By Chris Hughes  On Friday mornings, volunteers set up six-foot folding tables and chairs in the narthex of a church in the south end of Louisville. The church bears the familiar markings of a post-World War II Baptist church, from the plain stained-glass windows to the wood paneling on the walls and ceiling. But the … Continue reading

CBF asset-based ministry focuses on next generation and community impact in Mississippi Delta
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CBF asset-based ministry focuses on next generation and community impact in Mississippi Delta

By Teruco Tynes A Cooperative Baptist Fellowship of Mississippi outreach ministry and an extension of Together for Hope, Delta Hands for Hope has been making strides in the local community in recent years. The nonprofit is committed to investing in and equipping school-age children with the leadership skills and educational tools necessary to advance in … Continue reading

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