CBF Supporting Local Response to Recent Quakes in Puerto Rico
Disaster Response

CBF Supporting Local Response to Recent Quakes in Puerto Rico

By Rick Burnette Preparing for another day of pastoral duties at Iglesia Bautista de Metrópolis in Carolina, a suburb of San Juan, Puerto Rico, Rev. Jesus Garcia felt the earth move during the early hours of January 7.  With loss of electricity throughout Puerto Rico, a strong 6.6 quake followed, causing extensive damage in an … Continue reading

Disaster Response / Japan earthquake response / Missions

Across oceans and across cultures: Oklahoma pastor to share God’s love in Japan

Dale Huckabay has had a heart for Japan and its people since he was stationed in Okinawa in his early adult life.   Now the pastor of Tulledega Hills Baptist Church in Henryetta, Okla., Huckabay was just as shocked as the rest of us when he awoke to the news of Japan’s earthquake and tsunami … Continue reading

Chile Earthquake Response / General CBF / Haiti Ministries / Missions

Dueling Disasters-Haiti vs. Chile

The title of this blog post may seem flippant. That is not my intent. In our fast paced, media driven society we are oftentimes ruled by our computers and TVs, whatever catches and holds our attention, captures our hearts and wallets. Unfortunately, as soon as another breaking story occurs our attention spans break with it. The recent plague … Continue reading

General CBF / Haiti Ministries / Missions

Canadian Baptists working in Haiti reported safe

A team consisting of three Canadian Baptist Churches (Eglise Evangelique Baptiste d’Ottawa, FBC Leamington and Eglise Evangelique Baptiste d’Montreal) have been in Port au Prince for several days concluding work related to the refugee migration and relief efforts we partner with here in central Canada. Please pray for these Canadian brothers and sisters. The team was expected to return tomorrow in time for two consultations directed at further relief and evangelistic efforts in Haiti and the establishment of two shelters (Matthew Houses) here in Ottawa and Montreal respectively. The team will not return in time for these meetings now but everyone wants to go forward anyway.
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