BGAV Blog

via V3: Spiritual Friendship

Discerning God’s direction in life is tricky business. The culture that surrounds us, the opinions and prerogatives of others, and the noise of our own hearts makes it difficult to hear God’s path many times. We need friends to help us listen to God, navigate the complexities of life, and go on the discernment journey with us.

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Church Internship Grants: A New Opportunity

A new opportunity, made possible by the BGAV Scholarships and Ministerial Education Funds, was unveiled at the 2018 BGAV Annual Meeting. Grant applications opened this week for churches who want to provide internship opportunities in ministry settings. Churches must commit to funding at least 50 percent of the total internship costs in order to pursue receiving a grant.

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Tony Brooks: Sunday School: Missional or Discipleship?

There is an ongoing debate about the validity of Sunday School in the present time. Many people believe that because of the decline in its numbers and its relatively inept function in some churches that Sunday School is dead. I must admit that Sunday School and discipleship in many churches have lost focus and need serious revamping. Here are some of the problems and what I believe the current solution to be.

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