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

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

Appalachian Gold: A New Food Brand Highlights the Richness of Appalachia
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Appalachian Gold: A New Food Brand Highlights the Richness of Appalachia

MCDOWELL COUNTY, WV, July 13 – Appalachian Gold, a new food brand featuring shelf-stable products made with ingredients grown on vacated coal-mining lands, will launch on July 17 after the airing of CNN’s new season of United Shades of America. This episode highlights Jason Tartt, farmer and owner of T&T Organics in McDowell County, West … Continue reading

God’s impeccable timing
CBF Field Personnel / Missions / offering for global missions

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

A Cup of Cold Water: CBF field personnel in California share acts of compassion in the face of COVID-19
CBF Field Personnel / COVID-19 / Feature / Fellowship! Magazine

A Cup of Cold Water: CBF field personnel in California share acts of compassion in the face of COVID-19

By Melody Harrell “We are intimately linked in this harvest work. Anyone who accepts what you do, accepts me, the One who sent you. Anyone who accepts what I do accepts my Father, who sent me. Accepting a messenger of God is as good as being God’s messenger. Accepting someone’s help is as good as … Continue reading

Loaves and Fishes in Cerdanyola
CBF Field Personnel / COVID-19 / Field Personnel Columns

Loaves and Fishes in Cerdanyola

Over the next weeks and months, the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship will be sharing reflections from our CBF field personnel serving around the world. These are stories of impact and outreach, Gospel-sharing and relationship building, long-term presence and abundant love. The following is a reflection from CBF field personnel Matt Norman, who serves in Barcelona, Spain, … Continue reading

Food in Jesus’ Name
CBF Field Personnel / COVID-19 / Field Personnel

Food in Jesus’ Name

Over the next weeks and months, the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship will be sharing reflections from our CBF field personnel serving around the world. These are stories of impact and outreach, Gospel-sharing and relationship building, long-term presence and abundant love. The following is a reflection from CBF field personnel Rick and Lita Sample, who serve in … Continue reading

Food Dumping in a Food Desert: Irony in Florida’s Tomato Capitol
COVID-19 / Field Personnel

Food Dumping in a Food Desert: Irony in Florida’s Tomato Capitol

By Rick Burnette  Friday, June 12 Friday afternoon, June 12, was scorching hot in Immokalee, Florida. Practicing social distancing, we were sharing food with a few hundred residents in the parking lot of Misión Peniel – a food pantry ministry supported by Southwest Florida PC(USA) congregations. Off to the side, a few staff from Doctors … Continue reading

Shifting focus in Fredericksburg: CBF field personnel reestablish original ministry goals amid COVID-19 crisis
COVID-19 / Featured / Field Personnel

Shifting focus in Fredericksburg: CBF field personnel reestablish original ministry goals amid COVID-19 crisis

By Ashleigh Bugg  The COVID-19 crisis has affected Cooperative Baptist Fellowship field personnel around the world. Greg and Sue Smith, who run LUCHA Ministries, Inc., in Fredericksburg, Virginia, say the crisis has caused them to reestablish their original goals. “This has brought us back to the grassroots needs of people,” Sue said. “In more recent … Continue reading