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First Baptist, Front Royal, and Partners Provide Meals to Thousands in Their Community

Since the beginning of the pandemic and the shutdown of many area businesses, First Baptist Church, Front Royal, has partnered with over 14 other Warren County churches to provide free, hot to-go meals called Dinner Together in our church parking lot. Our kitchen is used five days a week to cook meals to serve our hungry neighbors. We also take meals to the men's shelter, and at times, to the thermal shelter. Thousands upon thousands of people have been fed through our Dinner Together program.

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A Launch Pad into Missions

At the BCM at Virginia Tech, this is a part of our heartbeat: to be “On Mission.” We believe we are called to share the love of Jesus with others. We want to see others on our campus and around the world awakened to the truth and grace that Christ has to offer. One launching pad for students to engage in this is on a spring break missions experience.This past March we sent 36 students on mission experiences across the states and internationally.

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Danville Church Brings VBS to Lisu Children in Richmond

There is a children’s song that says, “It’s a small world after all; it’s a small world after all; it’s a small world after all; it’s small, small world.” This summer, the members of our multi-generational missions team from Moffett Memorial Baptist Church in Danville, VA, experienced this truth only 150 miles from home.

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Venturer Update: Patrick Clark, Austria

As I listened to each person, I was humbled and inspired by the difference Christ makes in small and significant ways. Many of them said “I gave my life to Jesus.” This gave us an opportunity to talk more about the significance of this phrase; for me it is the privilege of teaching Muslims about Christ, and for them it is the decision to convert at great risk.

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Red Truck Season

The Red Truck Ministry is a perfect illustration of the importance of right timing in any partnership, missions venture, or Kingdom-sized dream.

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Alma Vela: Mountains of Faith

Posted: 6/12/16 at 2:25pm. Blogpost by Alma Vela It’s true what they say about Lebanon – there’s always a view. Whether you’re down in the city or up in the mountains, the view outside your window, door, or on your rooftop is always breathtaking. What really gets to me though are the mountains. Looking through the airplane window a week and a …

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More Than Nets – And More

Seven members of Olive Branch Baptist Church traveled to Yendi, Ghana in 2014 in support of More Than Nets. While there, they helped Pastor Emmanuel “Muss” Mustapha distribute nets and plant churches. After returning home to Virginia, while the More Than Nets project carried great meaning and continues to make a difference, a church member could not shake another need they saw: access to clean water.

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“The Baptists Will Help”

The BGAV, in partnership with the Poarch Immigration Law firm in Salem, Virginia, is sponsoring a Basic Immigration Legal and Procedure Training, March 14-18, at the Virginia Baptist Resource Center in Richmond.

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Beautiful Feet

Shannon Wilkinson spent the summer in Yendi, Ghana, helping with More Than Nets. Read her reflection on her time spent in West Africa.

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