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"I came to thank Jesus!" by CBF Field Personnel to Persians

“I came to thank Jesus” was the response of K, a young Iranian Muslim woman when I asked her what brought her to the Persian service that day.  

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"I think Jesus likes me!" by CBF Field Personnel to Persians

“I was sitting next to this lady in my 6 hours flight from San Francisco.
She was reading bible. she told me some bible stories and i talked about our church with her.  I think Jesus likes me.”

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Going the Second Mile by Nell Green

This past week, I heard a sermon on what Jesus meant when he said, “If someone asks you to go one mile, go with him two.” (Matthew 5:41) It was one of those sermons that you were compelled to take with you into your week and ask yourself, “In this situation, what does it mean to go the second mile?” My husband and I bantered back and forth a bit over the next couple of days saying, “Remember! Go the second mile!” And then I saw Matthew 5:41 put into action.  I witnessed a stranger going the second mile.  

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The Greatest Gift by Missy Ward-Angalla

This past fall we launched a new vocational training initiative for women from some of the most difficult backgrounds from our community. These women received two months of training in business, marketing, and practical skills. Most importantly, they had time to worship and pray together. Women from a variety of backgrounds came together in community to learn and grow. 

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More Than A Program

In December we hosted a graduation celebration for our shelter residents and families. Together we prayed, worshipped and celebrated the incredible work that God had done in their lives! Our graduations are always incredible as we reflect the change in the girls. But this one stood out to me even more… 

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Curriculum for Limited / non English Speaking Parents and Children

Ready for School! An Early Childhood Curriculum for Limited/Non-English Speaking Parents and Children Ages 3-4

 

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Karen Refugees Featured in Videos

Lita Sample shares about the ministry to Karen refugees and the response of churches in two short videos. 

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A New Heaven by Karen Morrow, CBF Field Personnel

Recently I had a glimpse of heaven which was much different than my former experience of solemn worship and praise.  I was privileged to attend the baptism of the son of one of my friends who attends our Bible Study for women from the Middle East.  

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Surprised by Grace in 2014 by Nell Green, CBF Field Personnel

If you research some of the online definitions of grace you come across words like favor, goodwill, love, kindness, mercy, forgiveness, charity, etc. This post has been swirling around in my mind for months. It seemed fitting to finally put it down ‘on paper’ so to speak on the final day of 2014. You see, on multiple occasions people have asked me how I would describe the past year or so. Every time I reply, “I have been surprised by grace…over and over again.”

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Kickball...Leaves Plenty of Time for the Bible by Lita Sample

When we began the ESL Conversation CafĂ© for internationals who needed it, there came an opportunity for a little playtime.  One Chinese Christian woman came who wanted so much for her husband to come to ESL, because he didn’t know Jesus.  

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