Cycling, Civil Rights and Rural Poverty
Feature / Fellowship! Magazine / Racial Reconciliation / Together for Hope

Cycling, Civil Rights and Rural Poverty

By Ben Brown  Jimmie Lee Jackson was shot in the abdomen on February 18, 1965, in Marion, Alabama. Jackson and many others were peacefully marching in support of voting rights from Zion’s Chapel Methodist Church to the city jail in Marion. He walked with his mother, Viola, and his grandfather, Cager Lee. Their assembly was … Continue reading

Together for Hope’s Coker calls on white Americans to clean up their “mess”
Poverty & Transformation Ministries / Together for Hope

Together for Hope’s Coker calls on white Americans to clean up their “mess”

By Marv Knox White superiority is one of the root causes of poverty in America, and white Americans must be responsible for cleaning up their “mess,” rural poverty fighter Jason Coker told participants at the Christian Community Development Association (CCDA) annual meeting in early October. Poverty not only is an economic condition, but also a … Continue reading

Resources

CBF Store Features

Did you know that the new CBF Store website offers several free, downloadable resources?  Our newest downloadable resources are the Baptist Myth series.  This series of brochures addresses several misconceptions about Baptist beliefs and practice. Topics include racism, ecumenism, social justice, women’s roles, and other views held about Baptists.  Find these brochures online at The CBF Store. Continue reading

General CBF

‘Turning negatives into positives’

Campbell University Divinity School, a CBF partner, is located in Buies Creek, N.C.  Check out a story on Campbell alumni and CBF field personnel Matt and Melanie Storie, who serve with Sowing Seeds of Hope in Alabama: http://divinity.campbell.edu/StoryonMattandMelanieStorie.aspx You can also learn more about the Stories on their Web page: http://www.thefellowship.info/storie Continue reading