No more doors: CIA rebrands itself

No more doors: CIA rebrands itself

For Carolina Immigrant Alliance since its beginning, it’s been all about opening doors to build community for all. Then, oops, they realized somebody has to open the door, and thus holds the power. The rebranding leaves the doors and walls out completely as CIA strives to build community among diversity.

Rygg: A time of new opportunities

Rygg: A time of new opportunities

Our CBFSC moderator for 2021-22 is Jennifer McClung Rygg, pastor of First Baptist Church in Pendleton. She talks about her journey to where she is and about the current and future vision for CBFSC.

A Metanoia ‘marathoner’ is leaving

A Metanoia ‘marathoner’ is leaving

Stacy Brown was 19 and still in college when she joined the Metanoia team in 2005. Now she’s taking all she’s learned about mentorship, diversity, inclusion, and community to her new job with Charleston County schools.

Together for Hope expanding in South Carolina

Together for Hope expanding in South Carolina

We are expanding to serve all 10 counties in South Carolina that come under the umbrella of Together for Hope, CBF’s rural poverty initiative. To make this effort successful, we are adding other non-profits to our coalition.

Metanoia’s race against gentrification

Metanoia’s race against gentrification

Fighting gentrification, Metanoia is in a race against time as local housing prices and eviction rates are increasing. Our long-term CBFSC missions partner thinks God’s vision in Isaiah of building houses for others to live in might not be possible as Charleston’s economy strengthens.

Jay is CBF’s point person for abuse prevention

Jay is CBF’s point person for abuse prevention

Jay is NOT leaving CBFSC but he is adding another task to his workload: A CBF advocate for abuse prevention and response. He will be CBF’s point person on the issue of abuse and misconduct in the church.

The search for resurrection

The search for resurrection

Jay’s search for resurrection—after this year of loneliness and isolation—reminded him that in every moment of death, God speaks the final words to us. Love, and therefore life.