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

CBF establishes Houston headquarters for long-term Harvey relief efforts
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CBF establishes Houston headquarters for long-term Harvey relief efforts

By Jeff Huett DECATUR, Ga. — South Main Baptist Church will serve as the base of operations for the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship’s Disaster Response work in Houston with CBF’s efforts also extending to other communities along the Texas Gulf Coast that are facing devastation from Hurricane Harvey. Steve Wells, pastor of South Main Baptist Church … Continue reading

Disaster Response / General CBF

Two communities need help for long term disaster recovery

Two communities devastated by recent disasters have begun “long term recovery” and need help. Since Hurricane Isaac inundated LaPlace, Louisiana with unprecedented flooding in August, Cooperative Baptist Fellowship has been working to help residents return to a “new normal.” After a tornado ripped through Hattiesburg, Mississippi on February 3, CBF, along with University Baptist Church … Continue reading

Disaster Response / General CBF

UPDATED: Tornado hits Hattiesburg, Miss. – prayers needed

Dozens of people in Hattiesburg, Mississippi have been treated for injuries after a tornado ripped through the town on Sunday, February 10.  Governor Phil Bryant stated at a press conference on Monday that more than 200 homes were either damaged or destroyed.  Read more here. While not a first response organization, CBF Disaster Response Ministries … Continue reading