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Anxiety and Scripture by Dave Guion

Anxiety and Scripture by Dave Guion

This effort to look at anxiety through the lens of Scripture and psychology was born of conversations in Sunday School, correspondence with a seminary professor, Dr. Steve Stratton, and the lives of some of my counseling clients who identify as Christians and have...
Shop Talk for Senior Pastors with Mike Smith

Shop Talk for Senior Pastors with Mike Smith

CBFVA recognizes healthy leadership is key to thriving faith communities. By investing in the ongoing education and formation of pastors, CBFVA seeks to support efforts of congregations to build beloved community, engage in God’s redemptive justice in the world, and...
Nurturing Faith in the Community

Nurturing Faith in the Community

Terry Maples has written and designed a six-session series exploring the nature of faith and faithfulness. Each lesson addresses current critical congregational needs. Click the button below to explore what Christ-followers must unlearn or re-frame before embracing...
Leaning into the Tension: What Happens When a Local Church Talks Openly about Things “We Aren’t Supposed to Talk About”? Sterling Severns, Pastor, Tabernacle Baptist Church, Richmond

Leaning into the Tension: What Happens When a Local Church Talks Openly about Things “We Aren’t Supposed to Talk About”? Sterling Severns, Pastor, Tabernacle Baptist Church, Richmond

God has blessed us with a metaphorical bookshelf, full of diversity, wisdom, and grace. Each book reveals something about us and something about God. Think of each sensitive issue, the ones we tend to ignore, as books that God deliberately placed on the shelf, right...