Holy Moments
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Holy Moments

By Carson Foushee, Cooperative Baptist Fellowship field personnel Our family took an exciting step this month in renewing our partnership with Kanazawa Baptist Church when we joined the church as members. During worship on September 25th, we looked out upon the faces of brothers and sisters who have welcomed us back to continue our missional … Continue reading

Two or Three Are Gathered
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Two or Three Are Gathered

By Chaouki Boulos, Cooperative Baptist Fellowship field personnel “For where two or three are gathered in my name, I am there among them” Matthew18:20 (NRSV) The last leadership training retreat was unlike the previous retreats. It started on Friday afternoon. That Friday night, as well as on Saturday night, a number of the people stayed … Continue reading

Why long-term presence matters
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Why long-term presence matters

By Nell Green This year’s theme for the Offering for Global Missions is “A Place at the Table for Everyone.” In a recent sermon, I spoke about the Senegalese cultural characteristic, teranga. Teranga, an integral part of Senegalese culture, is an extravagant welcoming hospitality that is expressed eloquently in the Senegalese proverb: “There is always … Continue reading

Take Care of Yourself
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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

Presence, Perseverance, Prayer and a Project: Lucien’s story
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Presence, Perseverance, Prayer and a Project: Lucien’s story

By Grayson Hester Lucien, better known by his church community as Dyak (“deacon” in Haitian Creole) has witnessed enormous change in the three years since his story was featured on the CBFblog. For one, Lucien’s home of Haiti has endured crisis after crisis in the last year alone—from the assassination of its president, Jovenel Moïse, … Continue reading