Update from CBF’s Ukraine Response Efforts – March 29
Ukraine 2022

Update from CBF’s Ukraine Response Efforts – March 29

By Aaron Weaver Cooperative Baptist Fellowship field personnel are working to provide relief to Ukrainians. As of March 24, nearly 975 Cooperative Baptist individuals, churches, partners and state and regional organizations have given more than $400,000 to CBF’s Ukraine Relief Fund in the month since the Russian invasion of Ukraine. And those gifts are already … Continue reading

Cooperative Baptists make immediate impact through giving to CBF Ukraine Fund
CBF Field Personnel / Newsroom / Ukraine 2022

Cooperative Baptists make immediate impact through giving to CBF Ukraine Fund

March 24, 2022 By Aaron Weaver and Jeff Huett DECATUR, Ga. — Nearly 975 Cooperative Baptist individuals, churches, partners and state and regional organizations have given more than $400,000 to CBF’s Ukraine Relief Fund in the month since the Russian invasion of Ukraine. And those gifts are already making an impact in Ukraine and across Europe as … Continue reading

Letter from a Mariupol bomb shelter survivor
Ukraine 2022

Letter from a Mariupol bomb shelter survivor

CBF field personnel Gennady and Mina Podgaisky have served in Kyiv, Ukraine, for 20 years. From a safe location in the U.S., they remain in constant contact with Ukrainian pastors and leaders, conducting grief counseling, helping Ukrainians find safe locations and providing financially support for those fleeing the country. Learn more and support the CBF Ukraine Relief … Continue reading

Update from CBF’s Ukraine Response Efforts – March 22
Newsroom / Ukraine 2022

Update from CBF’s Ukraine Response Efforts – March 22

By Aaron Weaver Cooperative Baptist Fellowship field personnel are working to provide relief to Ukrainians. Below are several updates from the week of March 21: Gennady and Mina Podgaisky — Kyiv, Ukraine (currently in North Carolina) The Podgaiskys continue to work with their networks to provide friends and neighbors with evacuation information and connecting Ukrainians … Continue reading

Updates from CBF’s Ukraine Response Efforts – March 8
Field Personnel / Newsroom / refugees / Ukraine 2022

Updates from CBF’s Ukraine Response Efforts – March 8

By Aaron Weaver Cooperative Baptist Fellowship field personnel are working to provide relief to Ukrainians. Below are several updates from the week of March 8: Gennady and Mina Podgaisky — Kyiv, Ukraine (currently in North Carolina) The Podgaiskys are working through their networks to provide friends and neighbors with evacuation information and connecting Ukrainians to … Continue reading

Support Ukrainian refugees across Europe through CBF Ukraine Relief Fund
CBF Field Personnel / Newsroom / refugees / Ukraine 2022

Support Ukrainian refugees across Europe through CBF Ukraine Relief Fund

As the situation on the ground in Ukraine continues to change rapidly, Cooperative Baptists and CBF partner churches have responded with compassion and love through prayer and gifts to CBF’s Ukraine Relief Fund.    Even as you have begun giving generously, several of our field personnel in Europe are already responding with grace, sacrifice and … Continue reading

CBF Establishes Ukraine Relief Fund
Missions / Newsroom / refugees / Ukraine 2022

CBF Establishes Ukraine Relief Fund

Today, I invite all Cooperative Baptists to prayerfully consider making a financial contribution toward a relief fund we have established in response to the crisis in Ukraine following the Russian invasion last week. My hope is that we will tangibly extend our genuine support to the people of Ukraine through the generous sharing of our … Continue reading

How One North Carolina Church Creates Community for Refugees
Missions / refugees

How One North Carolina Church Creates Community for Refugees

By Jennifer Colosimo Sitting just off the main boulevard heading into Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina, Snyder Memorial Baptist Church has always had two things: a large military population in their congregation and the harbored connections to the military community that come with it and a heart for missions. They founded Operation Inasmuch in … Continue reading

Reflecting on the Afghan American Church
CBF Field Personnel / Missions

Reflecting on the Afghan American Church

By Rick Sample This spring during Ramadan, I participated with the Afghan American Church in Fremont, California, for a unique prayer experience.   About 25 people—a mix of Afghan Christian immigrants and local American partners—gathered for a prayer service at the church on a Sunday afternoon to share in prayer for Afghans worldwide. The room was … Continue reading