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Spiritual Care Week 2019 Part 2: Cultivating Space in Your Ministry Setting
Chaplaincy and Pastoral Counseling

Spiritual Care Week 2019 Part 2: Cultivating Space in Your Ministry Setting

Each year the COMISS Network promotes Spiritual Care Week. It is an occasion to recognize the different disciplines who offer spiritual care to persons. The theme for 2019 is Cultivating Space. Throughout this week you will hear from CBF endorsed chaplains and pastoral counselors as they focus on this theme. Below is Part 2. Learn more about … Continue reading

Spiritual Care Week 2019 Part 1—Hospitality: Cultivating Space
Chaplaincy and Pastoral Counseling / hospitality

Spiritual Care Week 2019 Part 1—Hospitality: Cultivating Space

Each year the COMISS Network promotes Spiritual Care Week. It is an occasion to recognize the different disciplines who offer spiritual care to persons. The theme for 2019 is Cultivating Space. Throughout this week you will hear from CBF endorsed chaplains and pastoral counselors as they focus on this theme. Below is Part 1. Learn more about … Continue reading

The Impact of Abundant Life: Assou and Sevi’s Story
Fellowship! Magazine / Field Personnel / offering for global missions

The Impact of Abundant Life: Assou and Sevi’s Story

By Blake Tommey  Twin brothers Assou and Sevi first met Cooperative Baptist Fellowship field personnel Mike Hutchinson on the day of their father’s funeral, just outside Lomé, Togo. Following the service, Mike visited the boys’ mother, who was overcome with grief. Life seemed anything but abundant. How would she support her family? What would happen to … 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

Raleigh congregation serves refugee and immigrant community through VBS
Feature / Featured / Field Personnel

Raleigh congregation serves refugee and immigrant community through VBS

By Blake Tommey  A colossal nine-by-12-foot canvas hangs in the narthex of Trinity Baptist Church in Raleigh, North Carolina, bearing the painted handprints of more than 150 children. For each handprint, there’s a name and one God-given gift that each offers to his or her community—a prompt issued to every child who attended missions sessions at Trinity’s Vacation Bible School in June.  … Continue reading

CBF Podcast: John H. Walton, Editor of New Cultural Background Study Bible
Podcast

CBF Podcast: John H. Walton, Editor of New Cultural Background Study Bible

By Andy Hale The canonization of the Bible is a pretty fascinating and crazy story. Uncle Marcion gave us an early glimpse into the struggles to find orthodoxy. Dueling Gods of the Old and New Testament made for fascinating theological constructs. Marcion’s Bible would have given us one of the earliest examples of a theology … Continue reading