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2016 Summer Missionaries

Diversity is Difficult Everywhere

Dean Miller, BGAV Missions Development Staff Coordinator, is currently in Ghana in support of More Than Nets. He is blogging from Ghana about what he's seeing and experiencing while there.

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An Awesome History and a Bright Future!

At least that is what I am experiencing in Yendi, Ghana this week. Our history with the Ghanaian Baptists is not that deep – only 5 years – but what has been accomplished through the efforts of Virginia and Ghanaian  Baptists working alongside each other through the More Than Nets project is pretty incredible. Eighty thousand nets distributed, over 235 churches …

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Paige Mills: Hunger In Danville

It was after visiting these organizations and others that my questioning started. Why Danville? Why do we keep needing to come back here year after year? I felt while asking these questions that our theme this year was more true than any I've known.

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Timothy Lamm: This is Impact 

Posted: 6/26/16 at 12:00pm. Written by Timothy Lamm As the first week of Impact comes to a close, I can’t help but to reflect on summers past as I think about the summer that lies ahead. I’m reminded of the early mornings spent filling water coolers before the sun rises to late nights spent rehearsing skits for worship the next …

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Sarah Phillips: Go?

"The truth is that an untrained Virginia college student going to Lebanon isn't going to change the world....It is only with Christ that what we can give becomes sufficient."

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Kyle Julius: Ready for Impact

Only four more days until our first camp in Chesterfield, Virginia. We have been in the planning stages for two weeks, and I have been anxious to get started with the interactive work.

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Alma Vela: Mountains of Faith

Posted: 6/12/16 at 2:25pm. Blogpost by Alma Vela It’s true what they say about Lebanon – there’s always a view. Whether you’re down in the city or up in the mountains, the view outside your window, door, or on your rooftop is always breathtaking. What really gets to me though are the mountains. Looking through the airplane window a week and a …

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