How a San Francisco church creates bigger, better community through giving
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How a San Francisco church creates bigger, better community through giving

By Jennifer Colosimo The past 20-plus months have seen a lot—much more than a quick list could cover. But one thing we can celebrate amidst the chaos is how many people were able to push through hardships, confusion and logistical nightmares to some sort of silver lining. That includes Nineteenth Avenue Baptist Church, a small … Continue reading

Garth Jennings, Director of the Sing films and The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy
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Garth Jennings, Director of the Sing films and The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

2021 was supposed to be much easier than 2020, wasn’t it? But we all have experienced the political unrest, social upheaval, continued strains of the pandemic, and so much more.  So when an opportunity comes along to escape from it all for even one hour and fifty minutes, you jump on that opportunity.  At least … Continue reading

Frank Schaeffer: Fall in Love, Have Children, Stay Put, Save the Planet, Be Happy
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Frank Schaeffer: Fall in Love, Have Children, Stay Put, Save the Planet, Be Happy

They call it “The Great Resignation.” People are leaving their jobs, changing careers, and reprioritizing their lives. But why?  For some, especially women, the pandemic circumstances have forced them out of the workplace and into the role of primary caregiver for children or aging parents, or both. In a business world already not set up … Continue reading

Cultivating Beloved Community: Collaborative Expression
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Cultivating Beloved Community: Collaborative Expression

CBF field personnel, Jonathan Bailey is a musician. He plays the cello. Though he is not a professional musician, music has been an integral part of Jonathan’s life.  Recently Jonathan reflected on the opening lines to Robert Frost’s poem, “Mending Wall.”. “Something there is that doesn’t love a wall,That sends the frozen-ground-swell under it,And spills … Continue reading