Appalachian Gold: A New Food Brand Highlights the Richness of Appalachia
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Appalachian Gold: A New Food Brand Highlights the Richness of Appalachia

MCDOWELL COUNTY, WV, July 13 – Appalachian Gold, a new food brand featuring shelf-stable products made with ingredients grown on vacated coal-mining lands, will launch on July 17 after the airing of CNN’s new season of United Shades of America. This episode highlights Jason Tartt, farmer and owner of T&T Organics in McDowell County, West … Continue reading

Together for Hope celebrates 20th anniversary at Dallas Assembly
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Together for Hope celebrates 20th anniversary at Dallas Assembly

June 30, 2022 By CBF Communications DALLAS —Together for Hope hosted a Celebration Banquet on Wednesday, June 29, in conjunction with the CBF General Assembly in Dallas, Texas, where staff and coalition members shared successes, personal testimonies, and new initiatives being developed. Together for Hope (TFH) is a rural development coalition that combats persistent poverty … Continue reading

Karen Williams Named Executive Director for Together for Hope Arkansas
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Karen Williams Named Executive Director for Together for Hope Arkansas

Karen Williams, a native of Helena-West Helena, Ark., has been named the new Executive Director for Together for Hope Arkansas. Williams is a 1975 graduate of Central High School. She graduated with an Associate’s degree from Northern Oklahoma College and Bachelor’s degree from Oklahoma State University. She has earned a Master’s degree in Human Services in Counseling … Continue reading

Together for Hope-Louisiana leader Larry Foy looks to create ‘army of leaders’ to serve community
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Together for Hope-Louisiana leader Larry Foy looks to create ‘army of leaders’ to serve community

By Caleb Mynatt As a child, Lawrence “Larry” Foy lived right across from a church. He wanted absolutely nothing to do with it. At his childhood home in Winnsboro, Louisiana, when folks were at the church, Foy would go out the backdoor of his house to avoid even speaking to the churchgoers right across the … Continue reading

“Do not lose heart,” Baxley tells Cooperative Baptists during Friday plenary
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“Do not lose heart,” Baxley tells Cooperative Baptists during Friday plenary

August 27, 2021By Aaron Weaver and Carrie Harris DECATUR, Ga. — “Do not lose heart.” Citing the Apostle Paul, CBF Executive Coordinator delivered this message to attendees during the Friday morning plenary session of the 2021 General Assembly as he focused his remarks on the challenges of the past 18 months. In his Executive Coordinator … Continue reading

Human Compassion
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Human Compassion

By Jason Coker Human compassion does not know nation or border—it cannot discriminate. To do so would not be human compassion. Determining who deserves help and who does not deserve help is not compassion at all. Sometimes we are forced to make these terrible decisions—prioritizing help. This is the nature of the deeply religious notion … Continue reading

Our God for whom nothing is impossible
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Our God for whom nothing is impossible

By Rachel Gunter Shapard 26 In the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent by God to a town in Galilee called Nazareth, 27 to a virgin engaged to a man whose name was Joseph, of the house of David. The virgin’s name was Mary. 28 And he came to her and said, “Greetings, favored one! The Lord is with … Continue reading

Together For Hope Launches Campaign to Combat Hunger in Mississippi
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Together For Hope Launches Campaign to Combat Hunger in Mississippi

By Caleb Mynatt After two-and-a-half years of combatting food-related issues in the state of Mississippi, Together for Hope is taking their fight against hunger on the streets and to the Mississippi State Capitol. Together for Hope, in partnership with the American Heart Association and the Therizo Foundation, are launching the Grow the Good campaign, a … Continue reading

20/20: Missouri church continues 20-year partnership in South Dakota despite pandemic complications
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20/20: Missouri church continues 20-year partnership in South Dakota despite pandemic complications

By Andrew Nash There are no convenience stores in Bridger, South Dakota. No thrift stores, gas stations or retail of any kind, either. The nearest “town” is 90 minutes away, and the nearest “big town” is closer to two hours away. But this land is sacred to the Hwohwoju band of Lakota who reside on … Continue reading

Together for Hope participates in Relay of Kindness and Models Collaboration
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Together for Hope participates in Relay of Kindness and Models Collaboration

By Jennifer Colosimo A story’s most profound message most often comes from the people who lived it. So, in the case of the first Relay of Kindness, hearing it called “a story of collaboration,” transfers the focus of the story from numbers to people, from statistics to hearts and hands. Those words come from Mark … Continue reading