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Tom Stocks, Valley Region Field Strategist, Called to Senior Pastorate

Dr. Tom Stocks has announced his calling as senior pastor of Bon Air Baptist Church, Richmond. In February 2008, Tom began working for Virginia Baptists as the field strategist for the Valley Region in the western part of the Commonwealth. Additionally, he also served as deacon ministry specialist, consulting with churches all across Virginia in that role.

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Tazewell County (Va.) Callout Notification

Byrd Street Tazewell Flood 2

Update, July 13: A team will arrive today to begin working. If you are available to join this team during the week, please call the DR Hotline at (804) 545-1212. Heavy rains in Tazewell County, Virginia, last weekend caused significant flooding in some communities. Today, team leaders identified projects to be completed by Virginia Baptist Disaster Response teams. We are …

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James M. Dunn: 1932-2015

James M. Dunn, the firebrand Baptist who led the Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty for nearly two decades, died on July 4 at the age of 83.

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BGAV’s Response to the Supreme Court Ruling on Same-Sex Marriage

Executive Director Dr. John V. Upton, Jr. released the statement below: The Baptist General Association of Virginia (BGAV) honors the autonomy of the local church and of the individual believer. Each congregation and believer will have their own statements to make in response to the decision of the Supreme Court regarding same-sex marriage released earlier today. The BGAV has, in …

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