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Dangers of Clinging to the Shore

Sailing into the Deep by Terry Maples I recently read the book Sailboat Church – Helping Your Church Rethink Its Mission and Practice by Joan S. Gray. A local congregation used the book to help members discern next steps on their journey of faith; they asked me to...

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Forming Faith During Advent

Forming Faith During Advent By Terry Maples I’m privileged to participate in a non-traditional study group at Central Baptist Church in Richmond. Our class is called Crossing Borders because of our willingness discuss beyond traditional Sunday school class lines....

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Invitation to Join the Conversation

Reclaiming and Re-Forming Baptist Identity By Terry Maples, CBFVA Field Coordinator Because I invested 27 years of my life in congregational education, I was extremely pleased with the phrases coming out of CBF’s 2015 branding campaign:  forming together and...

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Mission Box

Put a box of school supplies together for Anna Julia Cooper School. Click here for details!

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