Stella Perrin gives her best gift to Ukrainian refugees; she hears them
Missions / Ukraine 2022

Stella Perrin gives her best gift to Ukrainian refugees; she hears them

By Marv Knox Mission projects often require volunteers to do all kinds of activities. During Stella Perrin’s recent trip to serve Ukrainian war refugees in Moldova, she did what she does best. She listened. Perrin participated in typical mission-trip projects—caring for children, cleaning up after meals, attending worship and even landscaping. But she also ministered … 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

When a Place is So Much More: CBF field personnel assimilates in a new place amid instability and pandemic
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When a Place is So Much More: CBF field personnel assimilates in a new place amid instability and pandemic

By Melody Harrell    “The Danger of a Single Story” is a must-see TED Talk, captivatingly presented by Chimamande Ngozi Adichie of Nigeria. In her talk, she describes the trap we all fall into of making assumptions about people we haven’t met and places we haven’t been—limited thinking that shrinks our own world rather than nurturing … Continue reading

Because Presence Matters: The Story of Jacob & Esau
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Because Presence Matters: The Story of Jacob & Esau

By Chris Hughes By the time twin brothers Jacob and Esau made it to Kampala, Uganda, the young men had already endured a lifetime’s worth of struggle.  As teenagers, they fled from their native South Sudan after the country gained its independence in 2011, and internal factions began fighting over control of the government. In … Continue reading

Being the hands and feet of Christ: Project Ruth provides aid to Ukrainian refugees
Ukraine 2022

Being the hands and feet of Christ: Project Ruth provides aid to Ukrainian refugees

By Caleb Mynatt When Russia invaded Ukraine on February 24, the world watched in terror as missiles flew over the border and into Ukrainian cities. As we watched the destruction unfold on our televisions on that Thursday night, we wondered what this action meant and what would happen next. For the people in Ukraine, all … Continue reading

United in Vision, Mission and Purpose – Because Presence Matters
Missions / offering for global missions

United in Vision, Mission and Purpose – Because Presence Matters

By Nell Green Why host a Week of Prayer for the Offering for Global Missions? Because prayer unites us in vision, mission and purpose to provide for the long-term presence of field personnel sharing the Gospel in word and deed through CBF Global Missions. Praying together for God’s abundance to be unleashed in providing these … Continue reading