“God had sent us to the wrong pharmacy; but it actually turned out to be the right pharmacy. We accidentally had sent a young man to a place that had a leftover vaccination that was going to be thrown out.
The pharmacist was thrilled that we called; the young Karen man was thrilled to get the vaccination; and we were amazed at how God used a misunderstanding to keep an unused vaccination from being thrown away, giving an unexpected, much-needed vaccination to a Karen refugee.” Continue reading
By Hannah Moody Throughout this pandemic, all have been affected. No matter one’s background or social standing, each of us has been affected. Coronavirus is relentless that way, not caring where you are, who you are, anything. If not physically, you have likely been affected mentally, emotionally, financially and spiritually. I know my own stress … Continue reading
By Jenny Jenkins Answering the call to build a clinic in a remote community in the mountains of Haiti has a set of unique challenges. As we prayed about and started this project, it came about only because of a community that was willing to put the sweat equity into this project, to see a … Continue reading
Since 1985, the Network on Ministry in Specialized Settings (“COMISS”) has observed the last week of October as Spiritual Care Week – a time when we celebrate the sacred work of chaplains and pastoral counselors. This year’s Spiritual Care Week theme is “Collaborative Healthcare: Chaplains Complete the Picture.” Sometimes a picture is more informative and revealing than words. Often … Continue reading
July 21, 2020 By Aaron Weaver and Jeff Huett DECATUR, Ga. — A Cooperative Baptist Fellowship-endorsed healthcare chaplain with more than 20 years of experience meeting the unique spiritual, religious and cultural needs of patients, their families and healthcare providers has been named as CBF’s Chaplaincy and Pastoral Counseling Ministries Director. Renée Lloyd Owen will … Continue reading
This past Thursday I had the pleasure of attending the banquet for Health Outreach to the Middle East. I was humbled and challenged. It was one of those situations as described in the song, “a missionary came to your church and his pictures made you cry.” I think my missionary journey has given me some … Continue reading