BGAV Blog

focus:refugees

Virginia Baptists are partnering with Austrian Baptists and other Baptist Unions in Europe as a part of a new missions initiative called focus:refugees. Focus:refugees aims to meaningfully connect Virginia Baptists to the refugee work of our partners within the European Baptist Federation (EBF). Over the next five years, the BGAV will support refugee work all over Europe and the Middle East starting with the Austrian Baptists, the Croatian Baptists and their work with refugees in Bosnia, and Lebanese Baptists. Additionally, the BGAV will partner with ReEstablish Richmond, a refugee resettlement agency working with refugees in Virginia.

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Blessing Through the Spoken Word in Sunday School and Small Groups

The spoken word is one of the most powerful ways to bless and to curse.In Genesis, God spoke the world into existence. Once you speak a word, it takes on a life of its own (See Genesis 27 and Isaac’s blessing if you don’t believe me!) Jesus healed with just a spoken word.

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At the Table

Posted: 3/18/2019 at 3:30pm. Article by Greg LeMaster.We have started a Dinner Church (called At the Table) at Graceland Baptist Church over the past several months. It is going very well, and we just served a bountiful Thanksgiving meal to many people from our Food Pantry ministry who were here that day. They were blessed and we were so very …

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