A Trailblazing Ministry: Rev. Cheryl Adamson champions equity and combats injustices in Conway, S.C.
Featured / King Day 2022

A Trailblazing Ministry: Rev. Cheryl Adamson champions equity and combats injustices in Conway, S.C.

Tune in to CBF’s Facebook page (www.facebook.com/cbfinfo) on Tuesday, January 18, at 7pm Eastern as CBF’s Rev. Kasey Jones speaks with Rev. Adamson about her trailblazing work that has saved lives and transformed communities.   By Chris Hughes For the Rev. Cheryl Adamson, living out the Gospel of Jesus Christ means embodying a ministry of presence, … Continue reading

Representation Matters: CBF chaplain becomes first woman to direct Air National Guide Chaplain Corps
Chaplaincy and Pastoral Counseling / Featured

Representation Matters: CBF chaplain becomes first woman to direct Air National Guide Chaplain Corps

By Grayson Hester  Leah Botona Boling woke up the week of June 21, 2021, to discover something she’d never experienced before: In her country of origin, the Philippines, she was trending on social media. From one Pacific Island, Hawaii, to another, Boling was making headlines. As well she should. Three days before – on Juneteenth, … Continue reading

“As long as you’re breathing, there is hope.” 
Leadership Scholars / young Baptists

“As long as you’re breathing, there is hope.” 

By Crystal Ham Full disclosure, this time of the year has not been the easiest for me over the last few years. The fall and winter seasons bring many emotions with them, including grief, happiness, love, and sadness. Around this time, I always think about people in my life that I’ve lost, particularly my grandfather, … Continue reading

5 Women Who Teach Us What It Means to Be Baptist
Leadership Scholars / women in ministry / young Baptists

5 Women Who Teach Us What It Means to Be Baptist

By JJ Dickinson This semester for the midterm in my Baptist class, I wrote a children’s book about important women of the Baptist faith. Some of them, like Anne Hutchinson and Beth Moore, I knew a lot about. Others, like Martha Stearns Marshall, I had never heard of before. Each woman played an important role … Continue reading

Language Learning & Deepening Relationships
CBF Field Personnel / Missions / offering for global missions

Language Learning & Deepening Relationships

By Laura Foushee When we began our practicum period at Tokiwadai Baptist Church in Japan in the spring of 2019, it was natural for us to begin practicing our Japanese Christian language through preaching. Sermons, though time-consuming, offered us a way to take time to write, have manuscripts edited, and practice our speaking fluidity and … Continue reading

Burning rubber and breaking ground
Featured / General CBF / women in ministry

Burning rubber and breaking ground

by Grayson Hester Rev. Dr. Libby Grammer never really cared for sports. And, despite living in Martinsville, Virginia, known primarily for its racetrack, she especially didn’t care much for NASCAR. That is, until she became the first woman ever to deliver a pre-race prayer. “I think it’s important that NASCAR and this community know that women … Continue reading

Re-engaging ministry in Tokyo
CBF Field Personnel / COVID-19 / Field Personnel / General CBF / Missions / women in ministry

Re-engaging ministry in Tokyo

By Laura Foushee The last time I preached for our church in Tokyo (Tokiwadai Baptist Church) was in November. It was by video, allowing as many takes as I needed. The last time I had walked into a church building for worship was in March of last year. The last time I had used public transportation … Continue reading