CBF shares update on Bahamas pastors, readies recovery shipment
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CBF shares update on Bahamas pastors, readies recovery shipment

By Aaron Weaver NOTE: This post has been updated on September 6 with new information on CBF Bahamas pastors and an update on efforts of CBF Disaster Response as well as how to continue praying for our sisters and brothers in the Bahamas.  DECATUR, Ga.—The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship is requesting prayer for victims of Hurricane … Continue reading

CBF focus is overlooked communities in response to Michael, Florence
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CBF focus is overlooked communities in response to Michael, Florence

October 12, 2018 By Aaron Weaver DECATUR, Ga.— In the aftermath of Hurricane Michael, which brought devastation to Florida’s Panhandle and other areas stretching across the southeast, Cooperative Baptist Fellowship Disaster Response personnel are working to assess damage and prepare for recovery efforts. CBF Disaster Response is making preparations in partnership with CBF state/regional organizations … Continue reading

CBF begins long-term disaster recovery work, invites volunteer teams to eastern Carolinas
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CBF begins long-term disaster recovery work, invites volunteer teams to eastern Carolinas

September 25, 2018 By Aaron Weaver DECATUR, Ga.— The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship is continuing its disaster relief efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence and has identified the location and focus of its long-term disaster recovery work. As flood waters from Hurricane Florence have begun to recede in the eastern Carolinas, CBF personnel, leaders from … Continue reading

CBF Disaster Response begins assessing damage, planning response to Hurricane Florence
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CBF Disaster Response begins assessing damage, planning response to Hurricane Florence

UPDATE 9/16/18 The following is a message from Rick Burnette, director of U.S. Disaster Response for the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship.  CBF Disaster Response continues to monitor the ongoing effects of Tropical Depression Florence in the Carolinas as well as Virginia. In consultation with CBF of North Carolina and local congregations, Alan Williams, CBF’s Disaster Response Specialist, … Continue reading

CBF Disaster Response monitors Hurricane Florence forecast track
Disaster Response / Hurricane Florence

CBF Disaster Response monitors Hurricane Florence forecast track

The following is a message from Rick Burnette, director of U.S. Disaster Response for the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship.  CBF Disaster Response is monitoring updates on the forecast track of Hurricane Florence with effects expected to extend from the coastal Carolinas and further inland including portions of the Mid-Atlantic states.  The storm’s expected impact includes strong … Continue reading

Hurricane Harvey recovery—“doing what CBF is all about”
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Hurricane Harvey recovery—“doing what CBF is all about”

By Marv Knox / Fellowship Southwest ROSHARON, Texas—It’s 2:15 on a Thursday afternoon, and Butch Green is trying to figure out the correct pipe fitting for a prefabricated shower. That’s not in Green’s job description for Cooperative Baptist Fellowship field personnel. But it aligns with Green’s heart, which propels him to serve people who have … Continue reading