• Hurricane Florence: Virginia Baptist Disaster Response Update

    Are you looking for a tangible way to help our neighbors in North Carolina who are still experiencing flooding from Hurricane Florence? We still need folks to Pray, Give, and Go (see posts below), but we are also starting to collect Flood Buckets to supply homeowners with the things they need to clean up their own homes after the flooding.

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Associational Team Volunteers at Bland Ministry Center

The Bland Ministry Center is a multi-faceted non-profit Christian social ministry founded in 1980 by the East River Baptist Association, which is a small association of only 12 churches. The center is also supported through the Alma Hunt State Missions Offering and contributions from individuals, churches, organizations and businesses, and denominational entities.

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Ed Jordan: God Leads Us Out of Our Comfort Zones

Many of us spend much of our time in stagnant or declining situations because we allow “remaining comfortable” to become our core value. Most of us, once we have a system that works for us, don’t want to change anything. Why should we? Our system works, and we are familiar with it. Yet most inventions that changed the world began with someone taking risks to do things that are not comfortable—seeking to discover something new.

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How Are Your Disaster Response Donations Used?

Did you know? Because of our partnerships and the labor provided by our volunteers, we are able to multiply the effectiveness of every dollar you give so that every ONE dollar given is equivalent in value to more than TEN dollars!

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Tony Brooks: 4 Ways to Help When the Storm Comes

My heart has gone out to all of those affected by the storms this past week. I believe that Bible study classes and small groups in our churches and campus ministries should respond in several ways when storms cause hopelessness in our world. We can provide hope!

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