September 21 is the United Nations’ (UN) International Day of Peace. This day is “devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, both within and among all nations and peoples,” says information from the UN. This year’s theme, “The Right to Peace,” also celebrates the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. We pray that peace
Please join us in praying for CBM Field Staff CP Raju, who serves alongside our partners in India. He works to ensure our projects and programs are reflecting the heart of Integral Mission – sharing the love of God in word and deed. He also serves in the areas of project management
CBM is pleased to announce the appointment of National Field Staff André Sibomana as Africa Deputy Team Leader, effective immediately.
A team from Mississauga City Baptist Church is currently serving in the Philippines through the SENT program. Returning on September 21, the team will spend most of their time working with child care centres and supporting local church communities. Please pray for the health and safety of the team, as the group will
About 815 million people around the world go to bed hungry every night. Please pray for those suffering from the effects of extreme poverty and hunger. Pray especially for young children, who are most susceptible to illness and death. The Canadian Foodgrains Bank (CFGB), which is a partnership of 15 Canadian churches and church-based agencies, has launched a campaign to encourage
Please join us in praying for CBM Field Staff Ruth Munyao, who is based in Kenya. In her role, Ruth manages CBM’s food security program in Africa and ensures that best practices are modeled. Please pray that God would give Ruth wisdom and grace as she supports food security staff and seeks to implement sustainable farming practices
Please continue to pray for our response to the Ebola crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The outbreak, which was declared an emergency last month, is centred in North Kivu province – one of CBM’s main project areas in the country. Health officials report that 116 people have been infected, including
September 8 is the United Nations’ International Literacy Day. This year, the focus will be on literacy and skills development – for employment, careers and livelihoods. The day will also highlight the need for transferable skills and digital skills. Please join us in praying for the 750 million people around the world
Based in Thailand, Conrad and Fiona Kwok are CBM’s Chinese Ministries Team Leaders. They shared the following prayer requests in a recent update: Please pray for our spiritual and physical health, so that we can serve God in the long term and be pleasing to Him. Please pray for our daughter
The Trent Valley Association of Baptist Churches would like to invite you to a conference this fall. Join us in listening to Indigenous scholars, leaders, residential school, and 60's scoop survivors.