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BTSR President Ron Crawford Announces Retirement

Dr. Ron Crawford announced his retirement on February 19, 2016, effective July 1, 2017. Dr. Crawford has served as the second President of Baptist Theological Seminary at Richmond (BTSR) since July 1, 2007, following a pastoral career of 27 years in churches in Virginia, North Carolina, and Florida.

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Virginia Baptist Homes is now LifeSpire of Virginia

“We recently took stock of the fact that while our organization had continued to grow and evolve throughout the 70-plus years of our tenure, our name had remained virtually unchanged,” said President and CEO Jonathan Cook. “We decided that was worth investigating.”

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Travis Collins Announces Calling To Senior Pastorate

Travis Collins has announced his calling to serve as the 41st pastor of the First Baptist Church of Huntsville, Alabama. Before coming to work as Director of Mission Advancement with Fresh Expressions in 2014, Collins served as senior pastor of Bon Air Baptist Church in Richmond for 12 years.

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Nominate Someone to Serve the BGAV

With the participation of more than 400,000 strong members in over 1400 churches, the Baptist General Association of Virginia is a diverse group of people energized by a common passion to advance our Redeemer’s Kingdom. As a body, we have learned that we can do more together than we can alone. We need your help!

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