Former CBS TD Empowers Africans to Study God’s Word

When Lynn and John Axelson retired a few years ago, they knew they didn’t want to be idle. Somehow, they wanted to find a way to build God’s kingdom. John, a medical doctor, had done medical missions in Africa, so when God called them to become Calebs, they were excited to begin this new adventure.

Calebs Help Fill a Hole in Ministry to Haiti

At first, Sandy Chai didn’t take her CBS class Teaching Director very seriously when she asked her to pray about becoming a Caleb. Calebs are normally CBSers who help to establish the CBS International Bible study ministry in other countries. Since 1998, Sandy, a physician, had been going to Haiti several times a year to minister in various capacities, but helping CBSI classes form and flourish in Haiti really wasn’t on her radar.

Large Print Lessons Lead to Caring Community

CBS is a Bible study for everyone. Here is a touching example of how CBS large print lessons allowed a member to participate during a difficult time in his life.

Kathie Kimes, Coordinator of the Temple Belton (TX), Evening Adult class wrote about a man who is nearly blind due to macular degeneration. He recently joined this

Co-Ed class and is able to participate in the men’s group with the help of large print lessons.

A Personal Word From Kimm

I hope you enjoyed reading this issue of Sharing, Community Bible Study’s newsletter, as much as I did. I couldn’t help but think how the stories so clearly illustrate what CBS is all about. The mission of Community Bible Study is to make disciples of the Lord Jesus Christ in our communities through caring, in-depth Bible Study, available to all in order to see Transformed Lives Through the Word of God.