By CBF field personnel Janee Angel In 2010, the thought of war in Syria was the furthest thing from everyone’s mind. I remember my husband Hary telling me what a safe and wonderful place his home country was. It was a beautiful tourist destination with great food and smiling locals. Muslims and Christians happily lived … Continue reading
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Student Dot Anniversary: Carson Foushee
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
Take Care of Yourself
By Cindy Ruble, Cooperative Baptist Fellowship field personnel Recently, thanks to a generous donor, I had the privilege of facilitating a Self-Care Retreat for 25 trauma social workers, staff,and volunteers. The pandemic brought many things with it, including an increase in cases of domestic violence, sexual assault and child sexual abuse as life moved more … Continue reading
Suzie and Kirk
Suzie, a CBF field personnel serving Thailand, smiles with Namtip, a young Thai artist Suzie met online through the “Freedom in Christ.” This online course is one of many Christian online resources Suzie and her husband, Kirk, provide for those in the Bisu community. Suzie also meets women who are a part of this community … Continue reading
Reflection on partnership with CBF field personnel
The following post is from Tony Lankford, pastor of Park Avenue Baptist Church in Atlanta, Ga. Park Avenue is a CBF-partner church, and a ministry partner with Trey and Jen Lyon, CBF field personnel. You can read more about Trey and Jen’s ministry in this month’s edition of the fellowship! magazine. This blog is part … 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
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
In general I don’t like emails that have been forwarded a dozen times. However, I do usually have a look at what I have been sent unless I have reason to suspicion a virus or such. Why take the time? It gives me a glimpse into how others are thinking about politics, faith, or daily … Continue reading
Anyone for a little ‘tarof’?
I confess that I miss the back fence neighbors we had in South Carolina. On each side of us, all you had to do was walk out the door and there was someone ready to offer a smile, a chat, something to drink, or lend a hand. Trust me… they never had to ask twice! … Continue reading