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Cadance Tyler: Stories from El Salvador, Part 2

As a student at Baptist Theological Seminary at Richmond, Cadance Tyler had the privilege to spend thirteen days in El Salvador in January 2018. Cadance shares her observations in a four-part series.

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Ed Jordan: Stand By Me

"I am encouraging everyone reading these words to evaluate the importance of having, and keeping, commitments in our lives, and to personally evaluate our commitments as to what or whom we are committed."

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Bon Air Baptist Church in Ghana: Day 6

Day 6 was a day of action. Today the we ran the gambit. The school was on the field learning yet more basketball skills. The teachers where back at the church learning more skill. Using themselves in games and techniques to share with their students. Tha Pastor training went well except for dodging Mangos falling from the tree. Sewing has …

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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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Life Church: Reaching Arabic Speakers in Richmond with the Gospel of Christ

Shehata currently serves as pastor of Life Church, an Arabic mission that resides at Second Baptist Church in Richmond, Virginia—a congregation he has led since 2010 when they met at Ridge Baptist Church. Read more about he and the church reach the 40,000+ Muslims living in the Richmond area.

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Cadance Tyler: Stories from El Salvador, Part 1

As a church leader, this was a reminder to me about the importance of discipleship with children and youth in my church and community. I want to challenge you to think about your own church. Where do you see the children and youth in the life of your church? Are they in the background, or are they an active part in the leadership of the church? Could you serve as a listening ear to their concerns and ideas? Could you serve as a mentor? Do they need an opportunity to lead and take ownership of church ministries?

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  • COL David Coggins Named the 11th President of Fork Union Military Academy

    Fork Union Military Academy has selected Colonel David L. Coggins, USMC, to serve as its 11th President. COL Coggins will succeed Rear Admiral J. Scott Burhoe, USCG (Ret.), who is retiring on July 1, 2018 after seven years as President. “The Board of Trustees is extraordinarily grateful to Rear Admiral Burhoe for his leadership,” said Board of Trustees Chair Paige …

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