With, Not For—CBF field personnel partners with organizations to empower, engage and uplift Florida farmworkers
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With, Not For—CBF field personnel partners with organizations to empower, engage and uplift Florida farmworkers

By Blake Tommey  Did you know that the farmworkers who produce two-thirds of the United States’ wintertime tomatoes often have a hard time feeding themselves and their families? In fact, when Rick and Ellen Burnette, directors of Cultivate Abundance, began interviewing migrant farmworkers in Immokalee, Florida, they found that families may at times only have tortillas dipped in … Continue reading

Raleigh congregation serves refugee and immigrant community through VBS
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Raleigh congregation serves refugee and immigrant community through VBS

By Blake Tommey  A colossal nine-by-12-foot canvas hangs in the narthex of Trinity Baptist Church in Raleigh, North Carolina, bearing the painted handprints of more than 150 children. For each handprint, there’s a name and one God-given gift that each offers to his or her community—a prompt issued to every child who attended missions sessions at Trinity’s Vacation Bible School in June.  … Continue reading

Haitian man receives ‘gift from God’ amid pain and paradise
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Haitian man receives ‘gift from God’ amid pain and paradise

 By Blake Tommey At the time Minos Saint Amand met Cooperative Baptist Fellowship field personnel Jenny Jenkins, he was living on a dirt floor under poorly woven cloth supported by a few sturdy branches. Even so, he welcomed her to his plot in Petit Paradis, Haiti, with a radiant smile and began to recount his … Continue reading

CBF Field Personnel / Education Ministries / General CBF / Internationals Ministries / Missions

There is a God!

Glenda Reece is the Interim Minister to Internationals at Forest Hills Baptist Church in Raleigh, NC. With multiple congregations from different cultural backgrounds, Forest Hills is accustomed to welcoming the nations who have come to Raleigh seeking their future. Reece has a long history of involvement with Internationals in the communities where she has lived … Continue reading