BGAV Blog

Laundry For Days

Posted: 5/17/18 at 1:15pm. Post by Kimberlee Westlake. As a mom, I couldn’t help but notice some of the daily chores at the center when I visited. The kids all seemed happy, well fed, and clean. I know that accomplishing these things can present challenges at times in my own family of five, so it made me curious as to how …

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Tony Brooks: Sunday School Can Be a Bridge Between Generations

Are we sufficiently attentive to the needs defined by the generational differences among our churches?

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Ed Jordan: The Gift of Vision

It is always things like this that bring us back to the reality that God created us with such phenomenal capabilities—like eyes that can see what a camera cannot.

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Want to become a Crisis Care Chaplain?

Disaster survivors are shaken to their core, and our Crisis Care Team provides support to survivors through conversation, care, and concern. We need your help! There are two opportunities coming up in the next few weeks to join the Virginia Baptist Disaster Response Crisis Care Team: What does the Crisis Care Team do? The Virginia Baptist Disaster Response Crisis Care Team provides support to survivors …

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Will Cumbia: The Donauhof

It’s a really quite a remarkable space. Currently very dusty, but even layers of concrete dust can’t hide the character of the space. Most know it as the Donauhof, or Danube court, in English. Throughout its history it has been known as a hotel, a mechanic’s shop, and a woodworking warehouse. Now, my church just wants to call it home.

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Tony Brooks: Four Ways Our Faith Makes a Difference: Discovering the Hero in All of Us

A willingness to lose one’s life requires faith that God will help us find real life here or beyond.

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Climb Every Mountain

It’s astounding to look back towards the path from which you came---to see how the winding path that didn’t seem to lead to the summit suddenly makes sense from the top of the mountain. Life is similar sometimes, isn’t it? Often our path can seem sporadic and random. As a young-twenty-something, I’ve wondered how all of my experiences could possibly lead to any one clear place.

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