BGAV Blog

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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Rusty Mullins: The Five Pillars

Spiritual encouragement can come from many different sources. An organization I follow and respect encourages its members to live by five pillars. The message is that if the group unites under these five ideals, then all they do will be successful—at least in the big picture.

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Jillian Andrzejewski: A Party in a Dangerous Place

As Christians we have always been throwing parties in dangerous places. I think having the Olympics 90 miles from the Demilitarized Zone simply highlights this.

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Cadance Tyler: Stories from El Salvador, Part 2

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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Ed Jordan: Stand By Me

"I am encouraging everyone reading these words to evaluate the importance of having, and keeping, commitments in our lives, and to personally evaluate our commitments as to what or whom we are committed."

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