Widows in India

2018-12-17T16:30:47+00:00Tags: , , , , , , |

Please pray for widows in India who face marginalization and stigma within their communities. As a result, they often lack the resources and support they need to earn a living. Through CBM’s work with local partners, widows are able to access training to start a small business. This alternative source of income helps to alleviate their poverty and

New Field Staff

2018-12-11T15:56:22+00:00Tags: , , , , , , , , |

CBM recently appointed two new National Field Staff: Joe Bridi for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region and Pradeep Babu Gara for India. Based in Lebanon, Joe will work with CBM’s local partners throughout the MENA region to develop strategies for ministry and provide support to graduates of Arab Baptist Theological Seminary. Pradeep will serve alongside our church

India Floods

2018-08-21T17:02:19+00:00Tags: , , |

Devastating floods in India’s southern state of Kerala have claimed the lives of nearly 400 people – the worst to hit the area in a century. Dozens of people are missing and news agencies report that 1.2 million are sheltering in camps. Although CBM does not have projects in the area, we stand in prayer with our church partners in

Hey! It’s Not Fair! – Her First Day of School

2018-03-26T14:22:11+00:00Tags: , , , , , , , |

At least two-thirds of uneducated children in the world today are girls. Without access to educational opportunities, girls are at a higher risk to become marginalized and exploited. She is more likely to marry early, to contract HIV and AIDS, and has a higher chance of dying during childhood than her educated female peers.

Hey! It’s Not Fair! – Crazy Climate

2018-03-26T14:20:07+00:00Tags: , , , , , , , |

Deforestation rates in Africa are twice the average for the rest of the world. Kenya and Zambia only have about 1-5% of their primary forests remaining, threatening the very environment that people rely on. In the Northeastern region of Kenya, there are additional challenges, with conflict, historical grievances based on land ownership, tribal and