Aaron Weaver

Aaron Weaver

Aaron Weaver is communications manager for the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship.

Virginia pastor Jim Somerville closed last week’s CBF General Assembly in Dallas with a challenge “to get off your couch, and go into your community” and work to bridge America’s racial divide.

Officials say Vanuatu, a South Pacific archipelago and one of the world’s poorest nations, could run out of food in as little as a week.

Touching Miami with Love and Open House Ministries in Homestead, Fla., are merging to better serve those in need in both communities.

Chaouki and Maha Boulos are serving Syrian civil war refugees in their native Lebanon not only an act of ministry but also as an exercise in living Jesus’ command to love your enemy.

There are no silver bullets in ending hunger, but there is plenty of silver buckshot, the CBF executive coordinator said.

There’s power in Scripture to inform debate on this contentious issue, says the CBF’s executive coordinator.

Thursday, 31 July 2014 11:18

When government spies on religion

Congregants are afraid to participate in religious activities because of informants — in America.

Wednesday, 02 July 2014 13:00

Counting the cost of government funding

When a church becomes dependent on the government, don’t expect much room to swing.

Friday, 22 March 2013 15:19

Baptists go after payday loans

Acting against predatory lending is both biblical and Baptist.

I recently attended a town-hall forum on hunger relief put on by the Texas Hunger Initiative. It is a collaboration between the Baylor University School of Social Work and the Baptist General Convention of Texas with the purpose of helping the 1.3 million Texans who experience hunger daily by making Texas “food secure” by 2015.