Caring for your clergy

Caring for your clergy

October is Clergy Appreciation Month. Jay is referencing an article and video by Jake Topper about how some pastors have struggled during these days of Covid.

Thank you, ministers

Thank you, ministers

During this time of Covid, the always tough job of being a minister has been compounded by having to learn new ways to do ministry, by having to make tough health-conscious decisions, and doing all this with love and grace.

Denmark Cares stepped into service void

Denmark Cares stepped into service void

Denmark Cares steps into a void left by government and other agencies to help improve financial, social, and health issues in its small community. Working with girls is a major part of the program.

Join Jay to learn more about child abuse

Join Jay to learn more about child abuse

Yes, you may be horrified at what you learn at this conference. The images will not be pretty. But we hope you will leave this virtual conference more equipped to confront child abuse and develop procedures to respond to it when/if you see it in your church.

Chaplain at Charleston VA hospital receives award for excellence

Chaplain at Charleston VA hospital receives award for excellence

It’s no surprise to people who know him that South Carolina native John Painter is the first chaplain to receive CBF’s new Carl Hart Award for Excellence in Chaplaincy. He is an Air Force Reserve Chaplain and works full-time at a VA hospital in Charleston. A Vietnam War POW influenced John to join the Air Force and his experiences at The Citadel led him to become a chaplain.

Hospice chaplain David Deming navigates tough world of Covid

Hospice chaplain David Deming navigates tough world of Covid

David Deming transitioned from a church pastor to a hospice chaplain about five years ago, job he says he unknowingly had been preparing for his whole life. Now, unable to visit those who need a soft touch and encouraging words most, he is finding new ways to minister during end-of-life situations.

CBF Global grant supports Palmetto Works

CBF Global awarded Palmetto Works, a CBFSC Covenant Partner in Conway, a grant to cover maintenance and insurance on a truck that is used to transport produce from local farmers to its CHOPS ministry. CBF awarded the grant because Palmetto Works serves a population classified as being in a food desert.