CBF signs historic covenant with Iglesia Bautistas de Puerto Rico
Featured / La Familia / Puerto Rico

CBF signs historic covenant with Iglesia Bautistas de Puerto Rico

By Caleb Mynatt On March 4, the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship and its Latino network, FAMILIA, signed a Missional Relationship Covenant with Iglesia Bautistas de Puerto Rico (Puerto Rico Baptist Churches). This covenant paves the way for CBF and Iglesia Bautistas de Puerto Rico (IBPR) to officially begin a relationship of free dialogue, open communication and … Continue reading

CBF firma un pacto histórico con Iglesias Bautistas de Puerto Rico
La Familia / Missions / Puerto Rico

CBF firma un pacto histórico con Iglesias Bautistas de Puerto Rico

Por Caleb Mynatt El pasado 4 de marzo, el Compañerismo Bautista Cooperativo (CBF, por sus siglas en inglés) y su red latina, FAMILIA, firmaron un Pacto de Relación Misional con las Iglesias Bautistas de Puerto Rico. El pacto allana el camino para que CBF y las Iglesias Bautistas de Puerto Rico (IBPR) comiencen oficialmente una … Continue reading

In wake of Hurricane Ida, CBF church supports long-term recovery efforts in Houma, La.
Disaster Response / General CBF

In wake of Hurricane Ida, CBF church supports long-term recovery efforts in Houma, La.

By Caleb Mynatt After Hurricane Ida struck Louisiana in August 2021, there has understandably been a scramble to pick up the pieces. The storm prompted a nationwide disaster response, one to which the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship continues to contribute as long-term recovery efforts persist.  Andy Hale, senior pastor at University Baptist Church in Baton Rouge, … Continue reading

CBF Partnering for Resilience in Immokalee, Florida
Disaster Response / General CBF

CBF Partnering for Resilience in Immokalee, Florida

By Rick Burnette On September 10, 2017, Category 2 Hurricane Irma inflicted considerable damage on Immokalee, Florida, an unincorporated farm town in southwest Florida where most of American’s wintertime tomatoes are grown. With a local poverty rate of almost 40 percent, farmworker residents labor long hours in the fields just to make minimum wage. Pay … Continue reading

N.C. minister Dr. Daynette Snead Perez named as CBF Disaster Response leader
Disaster Response / Newsroom

N.C. minister Dr. Daynette Snead Perez named as CBF Disaster Response leader

May 3, 2021 By Aaron Weaver DECATUR, Ga. — An innovative pastor, intercultural ministry entrepreneur and experienced disaster recovery specialist from North Carolina has been selected to provide leadership to the long-term domestic disaster relief and recovery work of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship. Rev. Dr. Daynette Snead will serve as the manager of CBF Disaster … Continue reading

CBF Disaster Response in the Bahamas Following Hurricane Dorian: The Rest of the Story
Disaster Response

CBF Disaster Response in the Bahamas Following Hurricane Dorian: The Rest of the Story

By Rick Burnette Hurricane Dorian moved into the northwestern Bahamas on September 1, 2019, and slowly churned across North Abaco and Grand Bahama for the next two days. By the time Dorian moved north, high winds and storm surge from the Category 5 storm left behind widespread property damage and scores of deaths with most … Continue reading

CBF encourages gifts to support relief efforts in aftermath of tornadoes
Disaster Response / Newsroom

CBF encourages gifts to support relief efforts in aftermath of tornadoes

March 26, 2021 By Aaron Weaver DECATUR, Ga. — The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship is encouraging donations to support future relief efforts following the recent tornadoes that impacted communities across multiple states. CBF Global Missions Coordinator Steven Porter emphasized that Cooperative Baptists have a critical role in this moment. “As communities navigate the aftermath of a … Continue reading

The People of Lake Charles are Ready and Waiting
Disaster Response

The People of Lake Charles are Ready and Waiting

By Rick Burnette Kenny Phillips’ fourth trip to hurricane-battered Lake Charles was in early March.   Phillips, who serves as CBF Florida’s Disaster Response Coordinator, visited Lake Charles for the first time soon after Hurricane Laura struck the coast of southwest Louisiana on August 27, 2020.   Transferring a CBF Florida equipment trailer and helping … Continue reading

Following Hurricane Delta, CBF Disaster Response is doubling down on efforts in Lake Charles
COVID-19 / Disaster Response

Following Hurricane Delta, CBF Disaster Response is doubling down on efforts in Lake Charles

By Rick Burnette Hurricane Laura, a Category 4 hurricane, made landfall along the southwest Louisiana coast on August 27, 2020, impacting numerous communities, including Lake Charles, La. High winds devastated the city and surrounding areas. Almost six weeks later, on October 9, Hurricane Delta struck the same region as a Category 2 storm, undoing recent … Continue reading