Immigration attorney Elket Rodríguez to work with CBF, Fellowship Southwest on border
advocacy / Fellowship Southwest / immigration / refugees

Immigration attorney Elket Rodríguez to work with CBF, Fellowship Southwest on border

By Fellowship Southwest  Cooperative Baptist Fellowship Advocacy, CBF Global Missions and Fellowship Southwest are collaborating to place Elket Rodríguez, an attorney with extensive experience in immigration law, on their team on the U.S.-Mexico border. Rodríguez, a native of Puerto Rico who lives and practices law in Harlingen, Texas, will become CBF’s immigrant and refugee specialist … Continue reading

A Pioneer Spirit & Global Missions Pillar: Jim Smith reflects on 27-year CBF tenure upon retirement
Featured / Field Personnel / Newsroom

A Pioneer Spirit & Global Missions Pillar: Jim Smith reflects on 27-year CBF tenure upon retirement

By Sara Crocker There seems to be something poignantly ironic about the fact that at the time of this interview, which calls attention to the ending of a career, Jim Smith’s daughter-in-law is in labor with his first grandchild. An ending is marked by a new beginning. Smith retired at the end of December 2019 following a 44-year global ministry and 27-year tenure … Continue reading

The Impact of Abundant Life: Bruno and Fafa’s Story
Featured / Fellowship! Magazine / Field Personnel

The Impact of Abundant Life: Bruno and Fafa’s Story

By Blake Tommey  Unlike the tropical flowers he sold on the roadside in Lomé, Togo, Bruno was withering away. His father, who owned the horticulture business that employed him, mistreated Bruno and refused to pay him a living wage. As a result, Bruno, his wife, Fafa, and their newborn son, Romerick, would frequently go hungry. … Continue reading

Internationals Ministries / Missions / Student.Go

Student.Go – Words from the World 2013 – Ashleigh Bugg

This summer, college and graduate students served in 18 locations around the world through CBF’s Student.Go program.  This fall, Student.Go-ers will be at work in 8 locations. This is the first in a series of blogs from these students.  Ashleigh Bugg served this summer with refugee families in Fort Worth, Texas.  She worked alongside CBF field personnel … 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

CBF Field Personnel / General CBF / Internationals Ministries / Missions

Being Easter people in the interfaith environment

I sometimes preach a sermon entitled “The Four Little Candles.” The author of the original story is unknown. In it I tell the story of four little candles that were burning softly and quietly.  Listening closely you can hear them speak. The first little candle is peace. Lamenting that the world no longer wants to … Continue reading

CBF Field Personnel

Live presentation with CBF field personnel Kim & Marc Wyatt

Meet Cooperative Baptist Fellowship field personnel Kim and Marc Wyatt.  Kim and Marc are being the presence of Christ in Ottawa, Canada where they serve refugee communities.  The Wyatts work to mobilize churches, individuals and organizations who are welcoming those who have fled the violence, persecution or devastation of their homelands. Kim and Marc are … Continue reading