“Another Edit Needed”
CBF Field Personnel / Field Personnel Columns

“Another Edit Needed”

By Shane McNary The appeal of participating as a member of the group of editors working on a special Roma Ministry edition of the Central and Eastern European Association for Mission Studies’ (CEEAMS) mission journal ACTA Missiologiae was that it allows me to work with good friends who are much smarter than me!  Dr. Anne-Marie Kool organized … Continue reading

Building Beloved Community by Supporting Teachers in Slovakia
CBF Field Personnel / COVID-19 / Field Personnel

Building Beloved Community by Supporting Teachers in Slovakia

By Tanya Parks Teachers around the world have been working so hard to meet the needs of their students during 2020.   They have adjusted to the ever-changing rules and regulations with grace and patience. We are proud to know so many amazing teachers here in Slovakia. They, too, have had to make so many changes to the … Continue reading

What do you need right now?
CBF Field Personnel / COVID-19 / Field Personnel / Field Personnel Columns

What do you need right now?

Over the next weeks and months, the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship will be sharing reflections from our CBF field personnel serving around the world. These are stories of impact and outreach, Gospel-sharing and relationship building, long-term presence and abundant love. The following is a reflection from CBF field personnel Jon Parks, who serves in Kosice, Slovakia, … Continue reading

God’s Mission is Figuring and Re-figuring
CBF Field Personnel / COVID-19 / Field Personnel

God’s Mission is Figuring and Re-figuring

Over the next weeks and months, the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship will be sharing reflections from our CBF field personnel serving around the world. These are stories of impact and outreach, Gospel-sharing and relationship building, long-term presence and abundant love. The following is a reflection from CBF field personnel Jon and Tanya Parks, who serve in … Continue reading

Roma Voices Project Amplifies Community through Music
Feature / Field Personnel / General CBF

Roma Voices Project Amplifies Community through Music

By Grayson Hester  Some say that music is the universal language, a dialect all people can speak and understand. Well, if that’s the case, then the Roma people are fluent. Historically transient and internationally oppressed, the Roma people, located all over the world but heavily concentrated in Eastern Europe, are repeatedly denied expression of their … Continue reading

Borrowing Bold Faith
Field Personnel / Toward Bold Faithfulness

Borrowing Bold Faith

For congregations to thrive and Christ’s mission among us to flourish, the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship has entered a season of discovering where God would focus our work together. Take CBF’s online survey about your church and your personal ministry aspirations before Feb. 2.   This devotional is part of a series in January that tells stories of “Bold Faith” … Continue reading

2012 General Assembly / Missions

Missions picnic celebrates 20 years of Project Ruth among Gypsies

No picnic baskets or ants could be found at this year’s General Assembly Missions Picnic, but the crowd did find stories of changed lives among one of the world’s most neglected people groups. CBF field personnel Ralph and Tammy Stocks led the celebration of Project Ruth, a multi-faceted 20-year ministry among the Roma (Gypsy) people … Continue reading

General CBF / Missions / Poverty & Transformation Ministries / Student.Go

When silence isn’t golden…

This is the third in a series of posts from Student.Go interns who are “being the presence of Christ” alongside field personnel and partners in communities across the globe over the summer months. This post is from Shane McNary – CBF field personnel who is supervising a team of five students serving along the “Roma Road” … Continue reading