For Jeff Lee, being present sometimes means staying away
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For Jeff Lee, being present sometimes means staying away

By Grayson Hester North Macedonia (commonly referred to as simply “Macedonia”) doesn’t loom large on the radars of many Americans. In the shadow of much larger and more influential European countries, this small nation near Albania tends to get overlooked. Whereas France and Germany, for example, contain internationally renowned metropolises, Macedonia by and large, features … Continue reading

Because Presence Matters: The Story of Jacob & Esau
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Because Presence Matters: The Story of Jacob & Esau

By Chris Hughes By the time twin brothers Jacob and Esau made it to Kampala, Uganda, the young men had already endured a lifetime’s worth of struggle.  As teenagers, they fled from their native South Sudan after the country gained its independence in 2011, and internal factions began fighting over control of the government. In … Continue reading

Renewed Giving: Rethinking Financial Partnerships and Tithing in Our Congregations
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Renewed Giving: Rethinking Financial Partnerships and Tithing in Our Congregations

“Fund-raising is a very rich and beautiful activity. It is a confident, joyful, and hope-filled expression of ministry. In ministering to each other, each from the riches that he or she possesses, we work together for the full coming of God’s Kingdom” -Henri Nouwen Let’s address the big green elephant in the sanctuary… giving.  It … Continue reading

United in Vision, Mission and Purpose – Because Presence Matters
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United in Vision, Mission and Purpose – Because Presence Matters

By Nell Green Why host a Week of Prayer for the Offering for Global Missions? Because prayer unites us in vision, mission and purpose to provide for the long-term presence of field personnel sharing the Gospel in word and deed through CBF Global Missions. Praying together for God’s abundance to be unleashed in providing these … Continue reading

How much does presence really matter?
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How much does presence really matter?

By Javier Perez The new Global Missions tagline reads: “Because presence matters.” So, how much does presence really matter? CBF Global Missions has a rich history of missional innovation and service because we have God’s radical love in our missional DNA. Our culture of service, innovation and radical presence became evident last year, as we … Continue reading

Gratitude for Student.Go & the Offering for Global Missions
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Gratitude for Student.Go & the Offering for Global Missions

By Taisha Seabolt My name is Taisha M. Seabolt, and I serve as the Global Missions personnel and training manager at CBF.  Serving in this position, I also have the pleasure of managing our Student.Go program, the student missions program of CBF. Student.Go provides life-changing mission opportunities for college and graduate students to serve with … Continue reading