BGAV Blog

Ed Jordan: Carrying the Torch – The Life of Billy Graham

What could God do through your life, if you would commit it totally to him? You’ll never know unless you begin to do it. Billy Graham has passed the torch to each of us. Will we carry it forward? 

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Newly Elected BWA Leader Has BGAV Connection

Elijah Brown, a Texas native, assumed the position of General Secretary of the Baptist World Alliance (BWA) on January 1, 2018. Brown is currently a member of Columbia Baptist Church, a BGAV congregation in Falls Church.

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Reframing: How to Develop Your Leadership “Lens” in a Diverse World

At the V3 blog, Josh Hayden writes: Missional leadership depends upon the art of reframing. Reframing helps us to take a walk in someone else’s shoes and see the world from a different vantage point. Leaders who can reframe a context or situation can turn conflict into opportunity; despair into hope; sorrow into joy.

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Cadance Tyler: Stories from El Salvador, Part 3

As a student at Baptist Theological Seminary at Richmond, Cadance Tyler had the privilege to spend thirteen days in El Salvador in January 2018. Cadance shares her observations in a four-part series.

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Four Questions to Ask to Avoid a Ministry Meltdown

Via the Fresh Expressions blog: As leaders, we read statistics and churn out strategies and lay well thought out plans. We put in long hours and inspire others on our team to do the same. In our efforts to push ahead on the ground, in the natural, it slips from our minds that there is a supernatural level to what we—and God—are doing. While blizzards are inevitable, an unsuccessful mission is not.

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For Love Of The World, Do Something Foolish this Lent

From the V3 Blog: This year Lent begins on Valentine’s Day and ends on April Fools Day, a little challenging in perspectives for those of us that like to adhere to the church calendar while still observing some of the practices of our secular culture. I am strong believer in our need to transform the celebrations of the culture into celebrations of our faith and this seems like a perfect occasion on which do to this.

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Ed Jordan: Dancing with the Star…lings!

What if we Christians, who make up the church of God, were all tuned into God’s voice and together moved in sync with his instructions and design?

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