How a San Francisco church creates bigger, better community through giving
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How a San Francisco church creates bigger, better community through giving

By Jennifer Colosimo The past 20-plus months have seen a lot—much more than a quick list could cover. But one thing we can celebrate amidst the chaos is how many people were able to push through hardships, confusion and logistical nightmares to some sort of silver lining. That includes Nineteenth Avenue Baptist Church, a small … Continue reading

‘Tis the season for presents and presence
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‘Tis the season for presents and presence

By Nell Green Perhaps you have noticed that we have a new tagline for the Offering for Global Missions, “Because Presence Matters.” While I was discussing with others the tagline, my four-year-old grandson was in the office playing. He appeared to be absorbed in what he was doing. Suddenly in response to my saying on … Continue reading

CBF Global Missions resumes career field appointments, calls Elket Rodríguez to serve in U.S.-Mexico border region
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CBF Global Missions resumes career field appointments, calls Elket Rodríguez to serve in U.S.-Mexico border region

December 13, 2021By Aaron Weaver DECATUR, Ga. — Following a two-year pause due to the pandemic, CBF Global Missions has resumed career field service appointments with the selection of Elket Rodríguez to serve as CBF field personnel with communities and migrants along the U.S.-Mexico border. Rodríguez, a native of Puerto Rico and attorney in Harlingen, … Continue reading

Reflecting on Transformation
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Reflecting on Transformation

By Anna Anderson I have worn my hair short for over 40 years.  But In 2019, with a college reunion plan and a late year family wedding, I decided I wanted to “do something different with my hair.”   Always, a most certain kiss of death.  You don’t just “do something different” with coarse, thick, naturally … Continue reading

God’s impeccable timing
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God’s impeccable timing

By Eddie Aldape One of the many things I love about CBF is our willingness to form partnerships with other ministries.  In our work, we have personally been involved in several ministry opportunities which enabled us to successfully accomplish great things. There are some instances when outsiders might not consider them great; but to the … Continue reading

Reflecting on the Afghan American Church
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Reflecting on the Afghan American Church

By Rick Sample This spring during Ramadan, I participated with the Afghan American Church in Fremont, California, for a unique prayer experience.   About 25 people—a mix of Afghan Christian immigrants and local American partners—gathered for a prayer service at the church on a Sunday afternoon to share in prayer for Afghans worldwide. The room was … Continue reading