Language Learning & Deepening Relationships
CBF Field Personnel / Missions / offering for global missions

Language Learning & Deepening Relationships

By Laura Foushee When we began our practicum period at Tokiwadai Baptist Church in Japan in the spring of 2019, it was natural for us to begin practicing our Japanese Christian language through preaching. Sermons, though time-consuming, offered us a way to take time to write, have manuscripts edited, and practice our speaking fluidity and … Continue reading

I believe Jesus descended to the dead, and on the third day rose again.
devotional / Leadership Scholars / Prayers

I believe Jesus descended to the dead, and on the third day rose again.

by Kendall Ellis This semester I had the joy of guiding my staff through a weekly devotional inspired by the Apostles’ Creed. Though Baptists have historically been a non-creedal people, my staff was an ecumenical group of believers, and we found a renewed hope in God as we studied the creed and scriptures together. Below … Continue reading

Strengthening marriages and families in Belgium and beyond
CBF Field Personnel / COVID-19 / Field Personnel Columns

Strengthening marriages and families in Belgium and beyond

By Janée Angel Many people ask Hary and I about our marriage. We are that strange existence…an American woman and a Syrian man.  We are as different as night and day. I am an introvert and he is an extrovert. I am a thinker. He is a spontaneous do-er. And if those were not enough differences, we don’t even … Continue reading

New Friends and Answered Prayers
COVID-19 / Featured / Field Personnel

New Friends and Answered Prayers

By Ashleigh Bugg It wasn’t your typical Bible study. Six children and several adults stared into their respective webcams as they chatted, played games and asked questions about one another. Through the use of the video-call platform, Zoom, the children were able to cross cultural and geographical lines to form together, even in the midst of … Continue reading

Texas BWIM offers online Bible studies
bold faith / COVID-19 / women in ministry

Texas BWIM offers online Bible studies

WORTH, Texas—Texas Baptist Women in Ministry will offer Ministry EDGE Bible Studies for women of all ages, including high school students, beginning May 15. Tia Kim, a veteran minister, will teach the online studies on the Zoom  video conferencing  platform. The new Ministry EDGE (Every Day Godliness and Excellence) project is an answer to prayer, … Continue reading

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Using Current Events for Bible Study

Several of you have asked about using current events to make your Bible Study more inviting and applicable.  Here are two great ideas for your consideration! The first is a free on-line resource can be found at http://www.faithelement.com/ a very contemporary and inviting piece.  You can tailor this for discussion, video interaction, or creative participation.  You … Continue reading