20/20: Missouri church continues 20-year partnership in South Dakota despite pandemic complications
Feature / Fellowship! Magazine / Together for Hope

20/20: Missouri church continues 20-year partnership in South Dakota despite pandemic complications

By Andrew Nash There are no convenience stores in Bridger, South Dakota. No thrift stores, gas stations or retail of any kind, either. The nearest “town” is 90 minutes away, and the nearest “big town” is closer to two hours away. But this land is sacred to the Hwohwoju band of Lakota who reside on … Continue reading

Delta Hands for Hope Nuances Narratives and Amplifies Assets
COVID-19 / Feature / Together for Hope

Delta Hands for Hope Nuances Narratives and Amplifies Assets

By Grayson Hester The coronavirus is novel. Oppression is not. In the wake of Ohio’s most populated county having declared racism a public health crisis; in the shadow of the Ahmaud Arbery shooting; and in the face of endless barrages of statistics revealing that COVID-19 is disproportionately infecting, hospitalizing and killing black and brown people, … Continue reading

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