By CBF field personnel Carson Foushee Carson Foushee has been serving with his wife Laura in partnership with the Japan Baptist Convention since 2013. Carson served the summer of 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010. He served in China as a Mandarin language student and assisted with English classes led by CBF affiliate field personnel Don … Continue reading
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A Glimpse of How God Is Using Us
By Janée Angel Recently, I was picking up our two daughters from school one afternoon. As we were walking away from the building, I heard “Miss Janée” from behind me. I turned around and recognized a young boy, now a young man of 18 years. I had taught him in a daily after-school English class … Continue reading
And now for the rest of the story.
By Karen Morrow “And now for the rest of the story,” was the way Paul Harvey would begin telling about a recent event. All events have a back story that often is left untold. Refugee stories are no different. We often see the story that is unfolding here in the U.S. when there is often … Continue reading
CBF Encourager Church initiative a natural fit for Crescent Hill Baptist
By Grayson Hester Crescent Hill Baptist Church in Louisville, Ky., officially joined CBF’s Encourager Church initiative in 2019. But it had been doing the work of field personnel encouragement years before that. “Our Encourager Church program came about naturally. It wasn’t something we sought out particularly,” said Andrea Woolley, co-pastor and minister of spiritual formation, … Continue reading
A King’s Descendant — A Palm Sunday Reflection
By Marc Wyatt Palm Sunday celebrates the glorious triumphant entrance of Jesus into Jerusalem (John 12:1-18). Zechariah had prophesied the entrance of the Messiah into Jerusalem, saying: “Rejoice greatly, Daughter Zion! Shout, Daughter Jerusalem! See, your king comes to you, righteous and victorious, lowly and riding on a donkey, on a colt, the foal of … Continue reading
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
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
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
Would you wear hijab for a day?
February 1st was World Hijab Day. For those of you who might not know, hijab is the head covering worn by some Muslim women. The idea was to invite women who do not hijab, both Muslim and women of other faiths, to wear the covering for one day to increase awareness and understanding. Many, perhaps … Continue reading
Where is God?
I am not weighing in on the gun debate. No matter which side of the debate you agree with, I do not personally know ANYONE that resonates with and in anyway condones what took place in New York and Connecticut. I can’t begin to do as well as others in expressing the horror, disbelief, and … Continue reading