Penitence

In my deep sadness over the killings in Baton Rouge, Minnesota, and Dallas I sought wisdom and hope from an old friend, a 35-year old systematic theology book. It is an old fashioned text and some of its conclusions are dated (frankly, hard to hear with modern ears)....

General Assembly Review, Greensboro 2016

CBF’s General Assembly in Greensboro last week affirmed for me the power and hope of a fellowship engaging the mission of God in the world. When we gather as the Fellowship each year we renew relationships, share stories, dream dreams, and discern the will of God for...

That’s a Personal Question

I came home from General Assembly in Greensboro, NC this year with a strong sense of how personal and close to the faithful hearts of Fellowship-folk our work is. Since the Orlando Pulse murders, some in CBF’s grassroots have issued impassioned calls for greater LGBTQ...

Allendale: A Day of Celebration and Commitment

This past Saturday we gathered in Allendale, SC, as we have for the past 7 years, for the We Care Allendale Workday. For seven years people from CBFSC churches gathered in Allendale for a day of service: building ramps, hanging sheetrock, hosting reading fairs,...

Sightings of the Kingdom

The month of June was very busy. On the first day of June I woke up in Kosice, Slovakia where I was visiting Jon and Tanya Parks, CBF Field Personnel to the Roma. I was taking part in a mission immersion trip they had put together as well as scouting out the...