BGAV Blog

Ed Jordan: Are we living in a Spider Universe?

Humans who reject the existence of God are likely to see themselves as the center of one’s own little universe, and could unwittingly be like the giant orb spider, sitting at the control system of its universe monitoring all the vibrations, but writing some off as “nothing” because those types of vibrations don’t exist in their predisposed database of possible explanations.

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Tony Brooks: 4 Ways Sunday School Classes/Small Groups May Help the Sandwich Generation

Very truly I tell you, when you were younger you dressed yourself and went where you wanted; but when you are old you will stretch out your hands, and someone else will dress you and lead you where you do not want to go. (John 21:18 NIV)

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Michael Beck: 7 Ways to Stay Emotionally Healthy in Frontline Ministry

On the Fresh Expressions US Blog, Michael Beck writes that "...burn-out is impossible when we yoke with Jesus, who says, 'Come to me, all you that are weary and are carrying heavy burdens, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me; for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light' (Matthew 11:28-30)."

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Second Baptist Church creates 2 Little Free Libraries for Petersburg City Public Schools

“We do so because we believe in children, we believe in the city of Petersburg, and we want to help promote literacy in the city."

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Tony Brooks: 5 Tips to Enlist Sunday School Teachers and Workers

Bo Prosser taught me years ago that “people go where they know that they have been prepared for and cared for.” How are you caring and preparing for class members?

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Ed Jordan: Rebuilding Our Lives

When your life seems rocked to its foundations, seek God, receive His diagnosis and instructions, and then cooperate with Him as He rebuilds your life, dreams, capabilities, attitudes, and hope.

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First Baptist Church of Galax Blesses Waitress With $1,800 Tip

The members of First Baptist Church of Galax found a unique and fun way to make a Kingdom impact in a young mother's life.

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Happy 194th Birthday, BGAV!

194 years ago on June 7, 1823, 15 delegates gathered at Second Baptist Church at the first meeting of the Baptist General Association of Virginia.

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