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It’s The Lord’s Table

by Terry Maples, CBFVA Coordinator   A meaningful part of my work as CBFVA Coordinator is visiting partner churches across the state, and I make a concerted effort to participate in a variety of worship services during the Season of Advent. Something I witnessed...

Reflecting on My Border Experience

by Terry Maples, CBFVA Coordinator What I saw and felt the first week of December 2019 was heartbreaking, maddening, and inspiring all at the same time. CBF state and regional coordinators gathered for an immigration immersion experience on the Texas/Mexico border. I...
Bridges for Hope Project

Bridges for Hope Project

Bluefield VA and WVA Bridges for Hope – A Mission Immersion Experience This mission immersion experience will take your group deep inside Appalachia life. During this customizable experience, your group will travel to Southwest Virginia and Eastern West Virginia...
Reflection:  Sacrifice

Reflection:  Sacrifice

When we think of the word sacrifice our minds often assume the ultimate physical sacrifice—like giving one’s life through military service. My recent trip to the Texas-Mexico border reminded me sacrifice can be defined in many different ways. Hearing stories from...

Finding Faith in Film

Barrett Owen, Senior Pastor, First Baptist Waynesboro I like to define faith as “awe in the face of mystery.” Faith leads us to the precipice of life and has us look out into the Great Unknown with a sense of ‘awe’ and ‘wonder’at what is to come. But...