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Monday Musings: June 24, 2013

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Today's Monday Musings highlights 4 great articles: the first one explores whether child sponsorship really works. The second explores the vital importance of church signs. Check it out!

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Monday Musings: June 17, 2013

Welcome to another edition of Monday Musings! We have listed a handful of articles collected from over the weekend that may be of interest. Feel free to share!

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Church Spotlight: Randolph Memorial Baptist Church

A big thank you to Charity Roberson, VBMB Learning Communities/Equipping Coach, who saw some great pictures come across from Vacation Bible School at Randolph Memorial Baptist Church, Madison Heights. They got a head start on many churches as area schools finished early. Here’s a note from their pastor, Dr. Derik Hamby:

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Church Spotlight: Washington Promise Church

We are thankful for our brothers and sisters at Washington Promise Church, one of our Korean congregations in Annandale. This is a group of passionate Christ-followers committed to sharing God’s love in Northern Virginia.

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Monday Musings: June 10, 2013

Catch up on the Q&A’s with Ross Clifford! [VBMB Blog] Ross Clifford, this year’s keynote speaker at the annual BGAV meeting in Fredericksburg, has answered several questions leading up to the meeting. Tomorrow we will publish his fourth installment. Catch up on the last three today! With new partnerships, Bluefield College aims to better equip ministry leaders [Religious Herald] Go …

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Church Spotlight: Westover BC receives grant, Grundy BC dedicates new building

Westover Baptist Church receives grant to reduce storm drain runoff From the Hills & Heights blog, Westover Baptist Church of Richmond is receiving a grant up to $20,000 from the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay to improve their landscaping to better retain water. Working also in partnership with the Reedy Creek Coalition, the church is also receiving an additional $8,000 …

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Connecting with the Community Through Archery

Archery is not something we usually associate with church, but for Mineral Baptist Church, they “hit the target” with this unusual approach. Watch the video to see how their Centershot Ministry has energized the church and engaged those who were previously struggling with how to get involved. Inspired by the effectiveness of this endeavor, folks are wondering what other ways they can connect with …

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Monday Musings: Memorial Day Edition

Why Suburban Poverty Is Less Visible and More Insidious [The Atlantic Cities] …There is a land-use component to the shape of poverty (and the kinds of solutions we can build to address it): Poor people who are spread out from each other, and from the kinds of services that grow up to serve concentrated poverty, have the least resources of …

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Tech Friday – Google & 3D printers

The Audacious Plan to End Hunger With 3D-Printed Food [Mashable] …Contractor, a mechanical engineer with a background in 3D printing, envisions a much more mundane—and ultimately more important—use for the technology. He sees a day when every kitchen has a 3D printer, and the earth’s 12 billion people feed themselves customized, nutritionally-appropriate meals synthesized one layer at a time, from …

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Monday Musings: May 20, 2013

Coaching Church Leaders During a Time of Change: Part One & Part Two [Barnabas File – Ircel Harrison] Learn more about our own Charity Roberson and her work as the Learning Communities Coach for the Emerging Leaders team. [Read Part 1 and Part 2] Announcements: Why People Love You But Don’t Listen To You [Jeff Brodie] Here’s what I’ve observed too …

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Tech Friday – different social media perspectives

3 Reasons Every Church Should Be Using Social Media [Christian Media Magazine] Folks, social media is not a fad: …The challenge this has brought to the church is maintaining the integrity of the gospel within a new paradigm. There are many great examples where the church not only embraced progress but harnessed it for growth, as with the printing press. …

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Q&A with Ross Clifford – Part 3

The Rev. Dr. Ross Clifford will be the keynote speaker at this year’s BGAV Annual Meeting. Ross is currently the Past-President of the Baptist Union of Australia. He serves as Principal of the Morling College in Macquarie Park, New South Wales, Australia. A noted theologian and prolific writer, we are thrilled that he will join us this November in Fredericksburg. We posed …

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