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Ed Jordan: In Search of Community

God sends his Holy Spirit to live within us, and thus we share his life in common with other believers. Christians all confess that we have sinned and need divine intervention to break the power of sin in our lives. We have, and share in common, Jesus. Jesus came to die on the cross to bring the forgiveness of our sins and to reside within us to give us the power to say “no” to sin.

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Bon Air at the Village Will Host Night to Shine Prom

Bon Air Baptist Church @ The Village was selected as one of 50 host sites for the upcoming nationwide Night to Shine prom for people with special needs. This event will happen in 50 different cities across the country simultaneously on Friday, February 13, 2015 from 6-9 p.m. The foundation’s executive director, Erik Dellenback, shares the vision behind Night to …

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Spence Network Update: Discipleship Community of Practice

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  This evening begins the first day of a three-day retreat at CrossRoads Camp & Conference Center for churches participating in Spence Network’s Discipleship Community of Practice. We asked Laura McDaniel, Network Catalyst for Spence, “What is a Discipleship Community of Practice?” Laura wrote: Over the course of the last several years, there has been a discipleship movement across Virginia …

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V3: Exegeting a Neighborhood within a City

JR Woodward, National Director of Church Planting, V3, wrote a great blogpost that is worth taking the time to read. The first few paragraphs are below: If we want to meaningfully connect with our neighborhood, we need to be able to read the city and neighborhood well.  Exegeting a city or neighborhood is a basic task of a missionary, where you …

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Kingdom Vision: What Does It Mean To Be Autonomous?

Video Transcript I had an interesting experience. I was in Singapore at the BWA Youth Conference and invited to do a break-out session, but it was really just a break-out session of conversation with the President of BWA. I had no idea of where the conversations would go but for an hour, hour and a half really, we talked about …

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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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