Human Compassion
Together for Hope

Human Compassion

By Jason Coker Human compassion does not know nation or border—it cannot discriminate. To do so would not be human compassion. Determining who deserves help and who does not deserve help is not compassion at all. Sometimes we are forced to make these terrible decisions—prioritizing help. This is the nature of the deeply religious notion … Continue reading

Baxley joins faith leaders in urging legislation to address needs of people in poverty
advocacy / COVID-19 / Newsroom

Baxley joins faith leaders in urging legislation to address needs of people in poverty

April 30, 2020 By Aaron Weaver DECATUR, Ga. — CBF Executive Coordinator Paul Baxley recently joined a diverse coalition of Christian leaders called the Circle of Protection to urge members of the United States Congress to pass a fourth COVID response bill that “addresses the needs of our country’s struggling households” and “gives priority to … Continue reading

In Kentucky as it is in Heaven: CBF field personnel bear witness to Christ among refugees and rural communities
Featured / Fellowship! Magazine / Field Personnel / Together for Hope

In Kentucky as it is in Heaven: CBF field personnel bear witness to Christ among refugees and rural communities

By Chris Hughes  On Friday mornings, volunteers set up six-foot folding tables and chairs in the narthex of a church in the south end of Louisville. The church bears the familiar markings of a post-World War II Baptist church, from the plain stained-glass windows to the wood paneling on the walls and ceiling. But the … Continue reading

General CBF / Justice and Peacemaking Ministries / Missions / Poverty & Transformation Ministries

Doing Justice Requires Listening

Harry Rowland, CBF’s Missional Networks Specialist, reflects on the church’s gospel calling to be an advocate for those living on the margins of society. One of the greatest handicaps of caring Christians is thinking we know and understand the needs of those living on the margins of society. An honest confession is needed here. We … Continue reading