Building a Future for Everybody: How CBF’s Anna and LaCount Anderson are making an impact on their community
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Building a Future for Everybody: How CBF’s Anna and LaCount Anderson are making an impact on their community

By Jennifer Colosimo If there’s one thing to know about Anna and LaCount Anderson, it’s that they aren’t handy. But for all the times you’ll hear them say they don’t know anything about gardening, or that they’re certainly not capable contractors, that’s exactly what they’ve been doing—among many other things—to serve God in two important … Continue reading

Refugee resettlement process reveals trauma, uncertainty, awkwardness and hope
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Refugee resettlement process reveals trauma, uncertainty, awkwardness and hope

By Marv Knox An attempt to help resettle Ukrainians in western North Carolina has prompted a halting-but-hopeful learning experience for both the refugee family and the Cooperative Baptists trying to assist them. The Bochevars—Kate and Peter and their 16-year-old son, Daniel, and 9-year-old daughter, Eliza—have been living with distant relatives in Arden, N.C., about 10 … Continue reading

Stella Perrin gives her best gift to Ukrainian refugees; she hears them
Missions / Ukraine 2022

Stella Perrin gives her best gift to Ukrainian refugees; she hears them

By Marv Knox Mission projects often require volunteers to do all kinds of activities. During Stella Perrin’s recent trip to serve Ukrainian war refugees in Moldova, she did what she does best. She listened. Perrin participated in typical mission-trip projects—caring for children, cleaning up after meals, attending worship and even landscaping. But she also ministered … Continue reading

CBF names two seminarians as 2022 Vestal Scholars
General Assembly 2022 / Newsroom / young Baptists

CBF names two seminarians as 2022 Vestal Scholars

May 12, 2022 By Aaron Weaver DECATUR, Ga. — The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship has selected Beth Rooney Bailey and Luke Perrin as the 2022 recipients of the Daniel and Earlene Vestal Scholarship. The Fellowship’s most prestigious scholarship, named in honor of former CBF Executive Coordinator Daniel Vestal and his wife, Earlene, was created in 2011 … Continue reading

CBF Field Personnel and Community Partners Provide Vaccine Drive for Refugee and Immigrant Community in Raleigh, N.C.
COVID-19 / Field Personnel / refugees

CBF Field Personnel and Community Partners Provide Vaccine Drive for Refugee and Immigrant Community in Raleigh, N.C.

By Caleb Mynatt A vaccine drive organized by CBF field personnel Marc and Kim Wyatt and the Wake County Health Department gave over 30 people their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine on Saturday, May 15. The event, which was held under tents in a local neighborhood, sought to give access to the refugee and … Continue reading

N.C. minister Dr. Daynette Snead Perez named as CBF Disaster Response leader
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N.C. minister Dr. Daynette Snead Perez named as CBF Disaster Response leader

May 3, 2021 By Aaron Weaver DECATUR, Ga. — An innovative pastor, intercultural ministry entrepreneur and experienced disaster recovery specialist from North Carolina has been selected to provide leadership to the long-term domestic disaster relief and recovery work of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship. Rev. Dr. Daynette Snead will serve as the manager of CBF Disaster … Continue reading

Migration: A world of stories
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Migration: A world of stories

By Rubén Ortiz Our eyes and ears never get a break. Continual sight and sound revolve around the border crisis. Headlines follow one another; news flashes and press conferences interrupt our daily lives. Expert opinions multiply, while solutions diminish. Politicians, logisticians, religious leaders and activists visit the Southern border. They all clamor to be correct … Continue reading