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Assisting Asylees to Begin a New Life
CBF Field Personnel / Field Personnel / Field Personnel Columns / immigration

Assisting Asylees to Begin a New Life

The following is a reflection from CBF field personnel Greg Smith, who serves in Fredericksburg, Va., with his wife, Sue. You can learn more about their ministries and support their work at www.cbf.net/smith. For LUCHA Ministries Immigration Legal Services, the final week of September was full indeed.  Over a four-day period, I clocked 48 hours and, … Continue reading

Want to help Pastor Navarro serve immigrants? Send backpacks
Fellowship Southwest / immigration

Want to help Pastor Navarro serve immigrants? Send backpacks

By Marv Knox If you’ve been wondering how to directly help immigrants seeking asylum in the United States, Pastor Carlos Navarro can tell you how to lend a hand. Actually, how to lend a backpack. Navarro and Iglesia Bautista West Brownsville operate an immigrant relief shelter (and Fellowship Southwest provided the funds to build a … Continue reading

Partnership, Programming, and a Pandemic
CBF Field Personnel / COVID-19 / Field Personnel / Field Personnel Columns

Partnership, Programming, and a Pandemic

The following is a reflection from CBF field personnel Jeff Lee, who serves in Macedonia with his wife, Alicia. You can learn more about their ministries and support their work at www.cbf.net/lee. In 2017, we started a “Cow Bank” program to loan livestock to local farmers. The program focuses on helping local farmers grow their production. … Continue reading

An Invitation to Carry the Burden of Hurricane-Affected Communities in Southwest Louisiana
COVID-19 / Disaster Response

An Invitation to Carry the Burden of Hurricane-Affected Communities in Southwest Louisiana

Not only is Southwest Louisiana continuing to reel from the impact of two hurricanes in September and October, recovery efforts have been hampered due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite obstacles, the recovery partnership involving CBF and the National Baptist Churches of America is still on track with the ongoing involvement of LaConya Ceasar, a jointly … Continue reading

Two Sides of the Coin: Educational Advocacy
advocacy / Education Ministries / Field Personnel

Two Sides of the Coin: Educational Advocacy

Churches across our Fellowship are committed to their local public school. From providing volunteer mentors and reading buddies to donating backpacks full of school supplies or food, CBF churches meet the needs of kids in their community. Our churches are also filled with faithful teachers, coaches, principles, school staff and administrators. These folks have felt … Continue reading

Union Presbyterian now accepting applications for Baptist House director
CBF Virginia / Newsroom / theological education / young Baptists

Union Presbyterian now accepting applications for Baptist House director

Taking the next step in a partnership between the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship, CBF Virginia and Union Presbyterian Seminary to establish a Baptist House of Studies, the seminary is now accepting applications for a part-time role to direct the Baptist House. More information on the role of Director of the Baptist House of Studies at Union … Continue reading