BGAV Blog

Tony Brooks: Four Ways to Help When Tragedy Strikes

What do we do when tragedy strikes? I wrote part of this blog two years ago when the members of Central Baptist Church in Appomattox experienced a tragedy. A tornado struck the church and caused major damage. Tornadoes again came through southside Virginia and other places this past Sunday night. What can Sunday School classes and small groups do to connect when tragedy strikes?

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Venturer Update: Patrick Clark, Austria

As I listened to each person, I was humbled and inspired by the difference Christ makes in small and significant ways. Many of them said “I gave my life to Jesus.” This gave us an opportunity to talk more about the significance of this phrase; for me it is the privilege of teaching Muslims about Christ, and for them it is the decision to convert at great risk.

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Ed Jordan: Is the Heat On?

The premise of applying and maintaining just the right amount of heat in cooking a meal is not a new idea, but applying this premise to the maintenance of organizational health is rather novel and insightful.

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Overcoming Barriers and Embracing Change

We host a weekly community dinner at our church and payment is anonymous. Two weeks ago, mixed in with the cash and checks was a folded piece of blank paper that to a casual eye would have looked like a check when it slipped in the box

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Tony Brooks: The Youth Will Set You Free!

Don't let anyone look down on you because you are young, but set an example for the believers in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith and in purity. (1 Timothy 4:12 NIV) Youth and children can teach us many lessons as teachers. Let's take a moment to learn from them!

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  • COL David Coggins Named the 11th President of Fork Union Military Academy

    Fork Union Military Academy has selected Colonel David L. Coggins, USMC, to serve as its 11th President. COL Coggins will succeed Rear Admiral J. Scott Burhoe, USCG (Ret.), who is retiring on July 1, 2018 after seven years as President. “The Board of Trustees is extraordinarily grateful to Rear Admiral Burhoe for his leadership,” said Board of Trustees Chair Paige …

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