The Impact of Abundant Life, Continued: Rosalie’s Story
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The Impact of Abundant Life, Continued: Rosalie’s Story

By Chris Hughes For Rosalie, the journey from the Congo to Fort Worth, Texas, has been filled with many obstacles and setbacks. But God’s providence and the faithful presence of supportive people along the way has made all the difference. “God has sent so many people in my life. That’s how I’ve experienced God’s love,” … Continue reading

Building a Future for Everybody: How CBF’s Anna and LaCount Anderson are making an impact on their community
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Building a Future for Everybody: How CBF’s Anna and LaCount Anderson are making an impact on their community

By Jennifer Colosimo If there’s one thing to know about Anna and LaCount Anderson, it’s that they aren’t handy. But for all the times you’ll hear them say they don’t know anything about gardening, or that they’re certainly not capable contractors, that’s exactly what they’ve been doing—among many other things—to serve God in two important … Continue reading

For Jeff Lee, being present sometimes means staying away
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For Jeff Lee, being present sometimes means staying away

By Grayson Hester North Macedonia (commonly referred to as simply “Macedonia”) doesn’t loom large on the radars of many Americans. In the shadow of much larger and more influential European countries, this small nation near Albania tends to get overlooked. Whereas France and Germany, for example, contain internationally renowned metropolises, Macedonia by and large, features … Continue reading

Presence, Perseverance, Prayer and a Project: Lucien’s story
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Presence, Perseverance, Prayer and a Project: Lucien’s story

By Grayson Hester Lucien, better known by his church community as Dyak (“deacon” in Haitian Creole) has witnessed enormous change in the three years since his story was featured on the CBFblog. For one, Lucien’s home of Haiti has endured crisis after crisis in the last year alone—from the assassination of its president, Jovenel Moïse, … Continue reading

Blazing New Trails on Well-Traveled Ground: Arkansas pastor recognized with McCall Racial Justice Trailblazer award
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Blazing New Trails on Well-Traveled Ground: Arkansas pastor recognized with McCall Racial Justice Trailblazer award

By Grayson Hester Preston Clegg, pastor of Second Baptist Church in downtown Little Rock, Ark., doesn’t like the idea of missing out on joy. In January 2019, Clegg joined scores of Little Rock residents in celebrating the inauguration of the city’s first democratically-elected Black mayor, Frank Scott. Having been friends with Scott long before the … Continue reading

CBF field personnel Karen Alford brings medical expertise, love for people to West Africa
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CBF field personnel Karen Alford brings medical expertise, love for people to West Africa

By Melody Harrell Karen Alford makes people well.   As Cooperative Baptist Fellowship field personnel in Vogan, West Africa, Karen’s training as a nurse practitioner is not only a credential, it is a calling. As she dispenses medication, she also dispenses education about how our bodies work, how recovery happens, how patients can bring their own … Continue reading