Urgent Text from Chaplain Brian Hargis

Chaplain Brian Hargis, Schofield Barracks, HI Sunday, November 27, 2106 (11:12 AM MMS) Bro. Andy, [and members, friends & supporters of CBAmerica Chaplaincy] Today I become the senior pastor of a new congregation/Chapel here in Hawaii. Blessed to see it grow from 15 to 66 in two months.  The command chaplain (Colonel) for the post was going to shut it … Read More

Now Hear This: Ministering on a Floating City

By Chaplain Aaron Carlton, US Navy – afloat, as reported to Andy Meverden, Director of Chaplaincy. ************* The location and ministry of military chaplains are often shrouded in secrecy. As a result, I am sometimes surprised by their location and ministry activity.  From somewhere in the Pacific Ocean, I received a ministry report from Navy Chaplain Aaron Carlton, assigned to … Read More

Judge Issues Temporary Injunction Halting the Implementation of Overtime Pay Rule

On March 13, 2014, President Obama signed a Presidential Memorandum directing the Department of Labor to update and modernize the regulations defining which white collar workers are protected by the FLSA’s minimum wage and overtime standards. The result of that update was the Overtime Final Rule which was set to go into place December 1, 2016.  This ruling, if implemented has … Read More

Broadcast Live Video of Your Services

Any number of sources will affirm the reality that church attendance in America continues to decline.  We hold firm to the belief that the hope of any nation or people is the Good News or Gospel of Jesus Christ.  Paul so believed this that his parting words as mentor to Timothy, his disciple were to: “… preach the word; be ready … Read More

Churches Can Use Meal Train to Reach Their Communities

Meal Train is a tool to use to organize meals for a friend after a birth, surgery or illness. When a friend is in need, everyone asks “What can I do to help?” The answer is always to make a meal. When many friends make and deliver a meal, this is a meal train. This website helps eliminate confusion and increase … Read More

Saving for tomorrow starts today

We all know it’s important to start saving for retirement. But 40 million working-age households – nearly 50% – do not have any retirement savings. All employees are eligible. CB America has partnered with GuideStone Financial Resources to provide a new retirement option. The retirement plan is offered through the Northwest Conservative Baptist Association. Set up your CB America retirement … Read More

Good News from a VA Medical Center

By Chaplain Gary Cowden, Veterans Health Administration, (With introduction and commentary by Andy Meverden, Director of Chaplaincy) There’s been a lot of bad news coming out of our Veterans Administration Healthcare System. So much so, that one can be led to think “can anything good come out of the VA?”  For this reason, I’ve followed closely the ministry reports of … Read More

No Pool, No Problem: Base Pond Serves for Believer’s Baptism

By Chaplain Roy Fondren Whiting Field, Florida “Naval Health Clinic Whiting Field’s PO2 Lovin desired to publically display his faith in Jesus via Baptism. Upon discovering the Base Pool was drained for the season, he said ‘no problem, no reason why the Base Pond won’t do!’ So it was in the cool waters of this sun and Son shining day … Read More

Outnumbered: Chaplains Team Up to Baptize 115!

By Chaplain Brian Hargis, US Army In March and April I was afforded the opportunity to cover down (military term for “fill in”) for Chaplain (Captain) Sarah Tarpley Vesselee (www.facebook.com/sdtarpley?fref=ts), battalion chaplain for the 3-13 Infantry Battalion (BCT) at Fort Jackson, South Carolina.  The 3-13 IN is a basic combat training battalion (BCT). This was my first opportunity to minister … Read More