More than Tomatoes for More than Groundhogs
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More than Tomatoes for More than Groundhogs

This story was written by Jessica Hearne, CBF field personnel and a Grace and Main leader and founding member. You can support her work either by donating to Grace and Main or directly to her support fund. You might have already guessed it but managing the leadership team of Grace and Main’s Urban Farm has been … Continue reading

Assisting Asylees to Begin a New Life
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Assisting Asylees to Begin a New Life

The following is a reflection from CBF field personnel Greg Smith, who serves in Fredericksburg, Va., with his wife, Sue. You can learn more about their ministries and support their work at www.cbf.net/smith. For LUCHA Ministries Immigration Legal Services, the final week of September was full indeed.  Over a four-day period, I clocked 48 hours and, … Continue reading

Legacy of BTSR will fund new initiatives in racial justice and theological education
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Legacy of BTSR will fund new initiatives in racial justice and theological education

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 3, 2020 Contacts:Corey D. B. Walker | Center for Faith, Justice, and Reconciliation | cdbwalker@faithandjusticerva.com | 757-288-0758Jeff Huett | Cooperative Baptist Fellowship & CBF of Virginia | jhuett@cbf.net | 202-680-4127Mike Frontiero | Union Presbyterian Seminary | Mike.Frontiero@upsem.edu | 804-647-2715 Legacy of BTSR will fund new initiatives in racial justice and theological … Continue reading

How I Became A Spiritual Friend to a Persian Family
CBF Field Personnel / COVID-19 / Field Personnel

How I Became A Spiritual Friend to a Persian Family

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 a friend of CBF field personnel Pat, who serves among … Continue reading

Shifting focus in Fredericksburg: CBF field personnel reestablish original ministry goals amid COVID-19 crisis
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Shifting focus in Fredericksburg: CBF field personnel reestablish original ministry goals amid COVID-19 crisis

By Ashleigh Bugg  The COVID-19 crisis has affected Cooperative Baptist Fellowship field personnel around the world. Greg and Sue Smith, who run LUCHA Ministries, Inc., in Fredericksburg, Virginia, say the crisis has caused them to reestablish their original goals. “This has brought us back to the grassroots needs of people,” Sue said. “In more recent … Continue reading

CBF honors Virginia and Texas ministers for outstanding leadership at ChurchWorks conference
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CBF honors Virginia and Texas ministers for outstanding leadership at ChurchWorks conference

March 4, 2020 By Carrie Harris KNOXVILLE, Tenn.—Two Cooperative Baptists were honored March 3 at ChurchWorks, CBF’s annual conference for CBF Clergy and CBF Networks, held at Central Baptist Church in Knoxville, Tenn. Churchworks is a three-day event for practitioners of education and spiritual formation in the congregational setting. Charles Qualls, Senior Pastor of Franklin … Continue reading