CBF Announces Coronavirus Relief Fund
bold faith / COVID-19

CBF Announces Coronavirus Relief Fund

CBF asks for your help to provide food and urgent essentials to the vulnerable children and families we serve in the U.S. and around the world. As the global coronavirus pandemic continues to grow, the already vulnerable communities we serve—children and families living in poverty, immigrants and refugees, people suffering from the impact of famine … Continue reading

Financial Crisis and Assistance for Churches During the COVID-19 Crisis
COVID-19 / Podcast

Financial Crisis and Assistance for Churches During the COVID-19 Crisis

  By Andy Hale Individuals and families across the world are continuing to adapt to this new normal. Adaptation has been more challenging for others who have faced job loss, medical crisis, or death as a result of the coronavirus. Local churches also find themselves in a precarious place. A lack of connectivity through weekly … Continue reading

Pastoral Care & COVID-19: Baptist Seminary of Kentucky offers 6-session online workshop series
bold faith / Chaplaincy and Pastoral Counseling / COVID-19

Pastoral Care & COVID-19: Baptist Seminary of Kentucky offers 6-session online workshop series

Ministers, deacons and congregational care-givers are facing a surge in the need for pastoral care—yet many of the ways we have offered care in the past are no longer possible. How do we address our anxiety over having to adapt to new ways of doing things; navigating physical danger; financial struggles; and other things we … Continue reading

CBF field personnel in Malaysia offer witness of resilience in face of COVID-19
bold faith / COVID-19 / Featured / Field Personnel

CBF field personnel in Malaysia offer witness of resilience in face of COVID-19

By Melody Harrell We were supposed to be talking about COVID-19 and were already thick in the weeds of overwhelm, like every conversation about this global pandemic goes. But after a few minutes of processing out loud, our conversation turned to something else. A potential encounter in this unmatched shared experience—resilience. What is it? Who … Continue reading

You Have Not Passed This Way Before
bold faith / COVID-19 / Newsroom / Paul Baxley

You Have Not Passed This Way Before

By Paul Baxley  By any definition, these are very different days. Schools across the country are out indefinitely. Almost all congregations have suspended in-person worship gatherings. Some state and local governments are issuing “shelter in place” orders, placing varying levels of restriction on movement and interaction among people. Many businesses and nonprofit organizations that are … Continue reading

Church Leaders and COVID-19: A Conversation with CBFNC Executive Coordinator Larry Hovis
COVID-19 / Podcast

Church Leaders and COVID-19: A Conversation with CBFNC Executive Coordinator Larry Hovis

Churches are pivoting from what is normal and into something unknown. This crisis requires adaptable leadership from clergy and congregational leaders. From a broader organizational standpoint, leaders at the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship are seeking to share stories and resources to help congregations succeed during this crisis. Join us in the coming days and weeks as … Continue reading