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Bon Air Baptist Church in Ghana: Day 5

Day 5 all of our activities continued. We shifted our teachers conference to have our leaders spend more times with teachers in training . Our sports/evangelism team continued to teach the students new basketball skills and despite ourselves they are actually learning things. In the afternoon they had the opportunity to go out and plant 4 churches. James River: 225 …

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Bon Air Baptist Church In Ghana: Day 4

Day four for the team was a day of words. They were used to continue the World Hope Bible Institute training for the pastors to day they continued their work in Hermeneutics tomorrow they will begin working on the doctrine of Salvation. We used them in the sewing clinic as we begin to teach the girls on how business is …

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Bon Air Baptist Church in Ghana: Day 3

Today was a day of learning in multiple ways and multiple disciplines.  Today we started the new Sewing school with 19 students. Let me break the day down for you: We started our Teachers Conference for the NECA-Yendi school. We had all the teachers present from both campuses ~50 and we being the 4 years goal of creating place for …

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Bon Air Baptist Church in Ghana: Day 2

It is Sunday. Praise be to God. Praise be to God. We sent six teams out to teach Sunday school, sing songs, and preach the gospel. What a day it was, the teams returned with so much joy and enlightenment about what God has been doing in Ghana. Our team was was blessed today with three chickens, a Guinea fowl, six …

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Bon Air Baptist Church in Ghana: Day 1

After 20 plus hours of travel we made it to Yendi, Ghana around 4 pm. Blessed to have traveled well, safely and Godly, only to load up and travel to see the last night of the Roger Roller Evangelistic Crusade.  It was an amazing thing to participate in. I can say that because we danced and prayer Pastor Anthony Scott …

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The Journey Continues…

I begin my long journey home this morning. These journeys are made long not just by the geographical distance but by the relationships that I leave behind. Don’t get me wrong! I can’t wait to get home and see my family and my friends and even to get back to the office. However leaving behind the good work of our …

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You Just Had To Be There

Has anyone ever told you that when they are trying to explain that perfect vacation spot or restaurant? Or maybe that hilarious incident that everyone is laughing about – except you because you stepped out of the room when it happened. You’ve been there, right? You know. That situation where words just cannot capture the experience. Pictures help and so …

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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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Belonging and Becoming Bon Air in Ghana Day 6

Day 6 on the field is brought us to the school. It was a morning of great joy for the team. We got to attend opening assembly at the North Easternt Christian Academy in Yendi. We watched and participated in the opening songs. We visited the classrooms, taught some English, Science, and some Social Studies concerning plane, trains and automobiles. …

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Belonging and Becoming Bon Air in Ghana Day 5

Good Sunday morning to you all, Today is the day the Lord has made let us rejoice and be glad in it. Today is Sunday and we will get to go to CHURCH. I am so excited to have been part of service where all are free to express themselves. Bon Air got to be leader in the preaching at …

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Belonging and Becoming Bon Air in Ghana Day 4

Today the team had the honor to go out and plant 4 more churches. We split the team in to 2 groups which late divided into 3 groups.  Pastor Muss and Pastor Tom took on group and went to plant a church which was named Onley Hope Baptist Church. Our Team led be me and Pastor Mike planted Faith, Hope, …

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Belonging and Becoming Bon Air in Ghana Day 3

Day 3 on the field was another day of discovery for the team. After the long day yesterday we set out a little later to distribute the nets. We had about ~400 more nets to go. The team took to the goal finishing our goal of ~1000 net. Along the way we got to interact with the people of the …

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Belonging and Becoming Bon Air in Ghana Day 2

Day 2 on the field was filled with many new challenges for the team. Baptisms, Church planting, Tribal wars and more.  We set out on the day knowing it was going to be a long day but we didn’t know what all the Lord would put in front of us. We took off to head some 70 miles from our …

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Becoming and belonging in Ghana Day 1:

The first day of work on the field was definitely more than nets. The team began the day with a beautiful breakfast before going out to hang ~400 nets in the morning.  The team flourished at interacting with the children and the people in the village. We were welcomed into every home with joy and hospitality unlike anything many had …

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