CBF asset-based ministry focuses on next generation and community impact in Mississippi Delta
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CBF asset-based ministry focuses on next generation and community impact in Mississippi Delta

By Teruco Tynes A Cooperative Baptist Fellowship of Mississippi outreach ministry and an extension of Together for Hope, Delta Hands for Hope has been making strides in the local community in recent years. The nonprofit is committed to investing in and equipping school-age children with the leadership skills and educational tools necessary to advance in … 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

Missions / Poverty & Transformation Ministries / Student.Go

Student.Go – Words from the World – Brooke Gerber

This past summer, Student.Go personnel served in 19 locations around the world. University of Georgia graduate student, Brooke Gerber, lived and served with Together for Hope in Helena, Arkansas.    My summer serving with Together for Hope Arkansas in the Delta was great. I met some amazing people who are committed to seeing their community … Continue reading

Missions / Poverty & Transformation Ministries / Student.Go

Reflections on 10 years of Student.Go – Mollie Palmer

This is the tenth in a series of blogs written by alumni of the Student.Go program.  This year Student.Go is celebrating 10 years of providing summer and semester missions service opportunities for college and graduate students in locations all over the world. This blog is written by Mollie Palmer who served through Student.Go in Helena, AR during the summer of … Continue reading

Missions / Poverty & Transformation Ministries / Student.Go

Reflections on 10 years of Student.Go – Levi Gill

This is the seventh in a series of blogs written by alumni of the Student.Go program.  This year Student.Go is celebrating 10 years of providing summer and semester missions service opportunities for college and graduate students in locations all over the world. This blog is written by written by Levi Gill who served through Student.Go with Together for Hope in … Continue reading

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Rural ministry helps fulfill lifetime dream for three Perry County families

In a rural county that struggles with poverty, three families became first-time homeowners in June. The ribbon-cutting ceremony happened June 22 in Perry County, Ala., one of the nation’s poorest counties.  The new houses were made possible through a grant awarded to Sowing Seeds of Hope, a local non-profit organization that is part of the CBF’s rural … Continue reading