Re-engaging ministry in Tokyo
CBF Field Personnel / COVID-19 / Field Personnel / General CBF / Missions / women in ministry

Re-engaging ministry in Tokyo

By Laura Foushee The last time I preached for our church in Tokyo (Tokiwadai Baptist Church) was in November. It was by video, allowing as many takes as I needed. The last time I had walked into a church building for worship was in March of last year. The last time I had used public transportation … Continue reading

待 “Waiting”
CBF Field Personnel / COVID-19

待 “Waiting”

By Carson Foushee Waiting. It began early in 2020 as our family anticipated our return to Tokyo in March after five months of sharing with CBF congregations around the Southeast. Just as we prepared to leave, reports of COVID-19 cases emerged in Asia and then in nations across the globe. Discussions with CBF and Japan Baptist Convention (JBC) leadership led us … Continue reading

An Uphill Climb
CBF Field Personnel / Field Personnel / Field Personnel Columns / women in ministry

An Uphill Climb

The following is a reflection from CBF field personnel Laura Foushee, who serves alongside her husband, Carson, and the Japan Baptist Convention in Tokyo. You can learn more about their ministry and support their work at www.cbf.net/foushee. I met Rev. Akinori Taguchi, pastor of the first church that Carson and I served in Kanazawa, at the … Continue reading

CBF Stories: Life Disrupted with Carson and Laura Foushee
COVID-19 / Featured / Field Personnel

CBF Stories: Life Disrupted with Carson and Laura Foushee

On a special episode of the CBF Stories Podcast, Clark Hill checks in with Cooperative Baptist Fellowship field personnel Carson and Laura Foushee. Commissioned in 2013, the Foushees serve in Japan, but are currently in North Carolina awaiting the possibility of return to their regular ministry. Hear about their decision to remain in the United … Continue reading

Holding on to Bold Faith
CBF Field Personnel / Toward Bold Faithfulness

Holding on to Bold Faith

For congregations to thrive and Christ’s mission among us to flourish, the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship has entered a season of discovering where God would focus our work together. Take CBF’s online survey about your church and your personal ministry aspirations before Feb. 2.   This devotional is part of a series in January that tells stories of “Bold Faith” … Continue reading

Disaster Response / Japan earthquake response / Missions

Across oceans and across cultures: Oklahoma pastor to share God’s love in Japan

Dale Huckabay has had a heart for Japan and its people since he was stationed in Okinawa in his early adult life.   Now the pastor of Tulledega Hills Baptist Church in Henryetta, Okla., Huckabay was just as shocked as the rest of us when he awoke to the news of Japan’s earthquake and tsunami … Continue reading