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Staff Spotlight: Joseph Lee

CBM Responding

Joseph serves with the Chinese Ministries Team, supporting ministry opportunities within the Golden Triangle region. His role also supports existing partner relationships and helps create new connections with Canadian churches.

Christmas Appeal

Appeal

Nearly two years into this pandemic, many around the world are still living in isolation and are afraid for their future. But the Christmas story is one of hope being born in the dark, of Immanuel – God with us.

Standing in Solidarity

CBM Responding

As we enter the fall season, it is with renewed excitement that we share another issue of CBM Responding with you. Another year is almost upon us, and this is already our fourth quarterly issue for 2021 – we aren’t slowing down now!

Mising Tribe

Poverty

Helping to transform the lives of disadvantaged youth, women, and children living in the Mising tribe community by addressing pressing vocational and economic needs through quality education. Support this project with financial contributions and prayer.

Fall Appeal 2021

Vaccine access continues to be a challenge for many of our global partners. They have struggled to access proper PPE, food supplies and other essential items. Consequently, hundreds of pastors within CBM’s global church partner networks have died from COVID-19 this past year.

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Baptist Children & Youth Ministry

Kids At Risk

BCYM gives hope to vulnerable Lebanese and Syrian children in Lebanon by inviting them to encounter the love of Jesus Christ, and play and learn in a positive environment. Support this project through financial contributions and prayer.

Joseph Lee Ministry Update October 2021

Ministry Update

Greeting from the Golden Triangle, Thailand. This is my very first newsletter as Field Staff of CBM. I joined CBM on April 1st of this year. Currently, my family is living in the Golden Triangle Region in Thailand. Despite some inconvenience due to the pandemic, everything is going well by the grace of the Lord. My wife, Lilian, and I work from home and our daughter, Sophia now in grade 6, is also learning online at home.

Alcoholics Rehabilitation and Transformation

Poverty

The ART program aims to rehabilitate and transform the lives of people who engage in alcohol abuse and supports the Ao-Naga community in North-East India by promoting alcohol addiction prevention and awareness. Support this project with financial contributions and prayer.

Literacy and Family Ministry Project

Justice

AEBR addresses issues of illiteracy, poverty, and gender imbalance. Through literacy classes, coordinator training, and the support of self-help groups and parenting clubs, both men and women are empowered to transform families and communities. Support this project with financial contributions and prayer.

Pastereo de Pastors

Build the Church

In partnership with IBAREDO, CBM supports the ministerial development of pastors in rural and impoverished urban communities of the Dominican Republic. The project offers pastors regular meetings, mentorship, and essential resources to develop Christian leadership. Support this project with financial contributions and prayer.

Lilian Yang Ministry Update October 2021

Ministry Update

Greetings! As we step into this last season of the year, I thank God for his love and his protection. It is time to count his blessings and move forward by the strength that he has granted me. I would also like to thank all of you for being so supportive to me and my ministry. Through this update, I would like to share with you what is happening in my ministries and prayer items. Your prayer and support are always my strength.

Chagas

Poverty

The Chagas project seeks to bring attention and intervention to a preventable disease affecting the rural poor and improve food security by providing new skills and supplies for families to produce in orchards, raise small animals, and produce honey for consumption and marketing. Support this project through financial contributions and prayer.

Walking Together in a Good Way

This booklet is a compilation of articles that have been run in previous issues of Mosaic magazine, as well as other thoughts shared by former CBM Strategic Associate Field Staff Cheryl Bear. Our hope is that this guide will be a clarion call to our Canadian Baptist church family to become “other”.

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Botros Ministry Update August 2021

Ministry Update

In the middle of all that is happening in Lebanon, we thank God for the opportunity that he, and you, our friends, gave us to live in this country for more than 5 years now. Though it has been challenging at times, we still experience God’s presence and goodness, and most importantly, we feel that we are growing as a family at every level. So we praise God and thank you for your continuous prayers and support.

Mising Tribe

Poverty

Helping to transform the lives of disadvantaged youth, women, and children living in the Mising tribe community by addressing pressing vocational and economic needs through quality education. Support this project with financial contributions and prayer.

Zheng Zhu Student Center 

Kids At Risk

The Zheng Zhu student center is in the border town of Tachileik, between Thailand and Myanmar. Since 2020, schools in Myanmar have been closed due to the pandemic. At the student center, the pastors and staff continue to educate the children there. Support this project with financial contributions and prayer.

Missioning Through the Lord’s Prayer

CBM’s Director of Strategic Initiatives Delivers a four part sermon series diving deeper into how we look at the Lord’s Prayer. We invite churches and small groups to watch, study and discuss this engaging series, whether in-person or online.

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Livestock for Widows 

Poverty

The Faith Evangelical Baptist Church aims to supply vulnerable widows in Baliet County with livestock to increase their household assets. The cattle’s milk will provide income and nutrition for the family and household. Support this project through financial contributions and prayer.

Jireh 

Kids At Risk

Jireh works with children and adolescents who have been victims of violence and aims to provide children and families a safe place to find restoration physically, emotionally, and spiritually. The centre helps provide support, counselling, and teaches valuable life skills. Support this project with financial contributions and prayer.

Forum of Mission to Chinese in Germany (FMCD)

Build the Church

CBM works in partnership with a local organization called Forum of Mission to Chinese in Germany (FMCD), ministering to Chinese students in university towns to offer support and community to those studying abroad. Support this project with financial contributions and prayer.

Peace and Reconciliation – Rwanda

Justice

CBM partners with the Association of Baptist Churches in Rwanda (AEBR), offering support and assistance to tackle the issues of an over-burdened society coping with reconstruction and reconciliation. This project promotes positive change, and peace groups help overcome racism and prejudice and strengthen unity.

ENLACE

Build the Church

ENLACE equips local churches in El Salvador, Nepal, Guatemala, and Nicaragua to transform their communities. Working with the local church, CBM aims to develop sustainable growth and transformational impact in their communities. Support this project with financial contributions and prayer.

Food for Life 

Poverty

The Food for Life cooperative aims to improve the lives of local rural farmers, farmworkers, and their families by establishing an equitable market for their products and by reinforcing safe and efficient farming. Support this project through financial contributions and prayer.

Alas de Águila (Eagles Wings) – Mothers’ School

Justice

The Eagles Wings project aims to support vulnerable women through the challenges their families face. Women with their husbands in prison receive sewing training and life skills workshops to start their businesses. Support this project through financial contributions and prayer.

True Vine Education Project 

Kids At Risk

The True Vine learning center and the Fayda ITS learning center provide displaced children who are unable to access Lebanese education with the opportunity to learn basic subjects, life skills and gain psychosocial support. Sustain this project with financial contributions and prayer.

Peace and Reconciliation – Democratic Republic of Congo

Justice

This sustainable peacekeeping project for young people in Goma targets youth vulnerable to unemployment and violence. CBCA and CBM aim to empower young men and women and promote peace in communities through practical and entrepreneurial skills training. Support this project through financial contributions and prayer.

Lebanese Society for Educational and Social Development (LSESD)

Build the Church

CBM’s partner, the Lebanese Society for Educational and Social Development (LSESD), seeks to build bridges between communities. Each of their ministries offers a unique opportunity to build relationships, share the gospel and demonstrate the reality of the Kingdom of God. Support this project with financial contributions and prayer.

Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) 

Kids At Risk

The Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) project aims to protect and improve the lives of kids at risk by securing their access to education through educational assistance, mentorship, and financial support. Support this project with financial contributions and prayer.

Sustainable Development Goals

In 2000, the United Nations proposed eight Millenium Development Goals to be achieved by 2015. These goals were revised to create the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in 2015. All 17 goals propose a universal call to action to protect the planet, eradicate poverty and improve the lives of all people.

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Dyck Ministry Update July 2021

Ministry Update

As I’m writing this, we’re in the middle of a heat wave in Western Canada. I see some of the Bolivian pastors in my Zoom conferences wearing thick jackets and complaining of -8-degree mornings in Oruro, Bolivia, while I need a fan in my office to stay cool.

Soucy Ministry Update July 2021

Ministry Update

We continue to work from home, connecting regularly with the 10 partner organizations and denomination in the 5 countries where CBM has partners in our region. Like all of you, we have adapted to Covid-19 imposed restrictions, and are getting tired of it.

Africa Christian Church and Schools

Build the Church

The Africa Christian Church and Schools (ACC&S) envisions communities enjoying life in abundance. It is committed to proclaiming the good news of the kingdom of God and equipping people to realize their full potential. Support this project with financial contributions and prayer.

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