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Update from the Selbys in Ethiopia

Greetings from Nekempte, Ethiopia!  It is a great joy to say “from Nekempte” because it means that we have moved into our actual field of service.  246 more words

Missions

Working with Refugees in Uganda

This week includes World Refugees Day.  The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship of Florida and CBF Global support the work of Karen Alford, a CBF missionary (field personnel) and member of Bayshore Baptist Church in Tampa, Florida.  222 more words

Baptist Life

"How Was Your Trip?"

It’s a question we’re getting a lot these days, now that we are home again from our family excursion to Costa Rica. The truth is, the effects of this trip will stay with us a long time. 1,096 more words

Parenting

Teen walks for freedom: 300-mile journey spotlights human trafficking

“Sometimes putting one foot in front of another is a lot harder than it sounds.”

That’s especially true for 14-year-old Lindsey Yoder who is walking 15 miles a day along the dusty back roads of Illinois—from her home in Arthur to Nashville, Tennessee—in a quest to raise awareness about human trafficking. 712 more words

Heartland

Portuguese Learning

There are two major difficulties which I have faced in learning Portuguese.  The first is figuring out how to study a language again.  I did not begin with the best language learning skills or abilities.  223 more words

Missions

His peace will guard your hearts and mind as you live in Christ Jesus

Philippians 4:6-7 “Don’t worry about anything; instead pray about everything. Tell God what you need, and thank Him for all He has done. Then you will experience God’s peace, which exceeds anything we can understand.

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Jesus

Singing the Lord’s Song in a Barren Place

Psalm 137:4 How can we sing the songs of the Lord while in a foreign land?

This is such a common challenge to strangers and exiles: When I feel so alien and unsupported, when the spiritual environment is hostile and closing in on me, when loneliness reminds me that I’m missing everyone and everything familiar that I love —how can I worship from my barren heart… 175 more words