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Holy Land Reflection

This May,  along with eleven other pilgrims from Virginia, I traveled to the Holy Land. This pilgrimage was my sixth time in the Land of the Bible. During a conversation one of my companions asked why I keep coming back. As I reflected on this question, I thought I...

My 2018 CBF General Assembly

The 2018 edition of CBF’s General Assembly did not disappoint. I thoroughly enjoyed my time in Dallas and am happy to share a summary of my experience. I often describe a General Assembly as a big family reunion – and it was! From the moment we arrived at the hotel, I...

Formed by God’s Mission

What shifts will be necessary for Fellowship Baptists to be shaped by God’s mission? Mission is the result of God’s initiative, rooted in God’s purposes to restore and heal creation. “Mission” means “sending,” and sending is the central biblical theme describing God’s...

God’s Heart for Justice

How can Fellowship Baptists more fully embody God’s heart for justice? By Terry Maples, CBFVA Field Coordinator On March 3 CBF Virginia was privileged to partner with First Baptist Church in Ashland, Virginia, in Mission Possible at nearby Randolph-Macon College....

Forming Capacity to Love

 If God is LOVE, how can Fellowship Baptists make love tangible in the world so all flourish? During his final meeting with his disciples in the upper room Jesus said: “Just as I have loved you, you also should love each other. By this everyone will know you are my...