BGAV Blog

Ed Jordan: Failure Is Not an Option

Failure was not among the options in the ministry of Jesus. This same Jesus is alive today in his church. So don’t lose heart. Remember whose you are and that the church is the living presence of Jesus in the community! Death may seem to be winning, but Easter is coming!

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School Success

Staci Calkin, Haiti Child Sponsorship Coordinator, reports that the children at the Source of Light Center have been doing an amazing job with their studies and applying themselves to their schoolwork.

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Virginia and Texas Baptists Partner in Chaplaincy Ministry

From the Spring edition of the BGAV Express: In November 2016, Combee and John Upton, BGAV executive director, met with Bobby Smith and discussed the possibility of a partnership. The idea quickly grew into an invitation for Combee to become a Volunteer Associate Endorser for the BGCT and also to be the point person for the BGAV chaplaincy ministry.  

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Steve Zimmerman: It’s About Time!

As Bible study leaders, we of all people in the church need to set a good example for our class members to follow. The time we invest and model in the right things will pay dividends later on in our work and may help the church use its time more wisely in the things of God.

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Rusty Mullins: Facing the Bears/Bunnies of Life

All of us face difficult people in our lives. What God calls us to do when we encounter them is to trust in him and live in peace. Deuteronomy 31: 6 says, “Be strong and courageous; don’t be terrified or afraid of them. For it is the Lord your God who goes with you; He will not leave you or forsake you.”

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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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