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A Fearless Summer at Passport Kids

A Fearless Summer with Passport Kids by Morganne Talley Since my first summer as a camper at Passport Missions, I knew I wanted to work on a Passport team. Passport has three camp programs: Missions, Choices (both for 6th-12th grade), and Kids (3rd-6th grade). Because...

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Faithful Voices: Theme Interpretation

by Terry Maples, CBFVA Coordinator CBFVA’s theme for 2019-2020 is Faithful Voices. This two-year emphasis corresponds with the two-year term of our Moderator Michael Cheuk. I confess this theme is not original with us. Faithful Voices was BTSR’s theme during its final...

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Art Wright Named CBFVA’s Theologian-in-Residence

Art Wright Named CBFVA’s Theologian-in-Residence CBF Virginia is pleased to announce Dr. Art Wright as our Theologian-in-Residence for the coming year (starting October 1, 2019)). This is a new initiative for us. In this role, Art will model, demonstrate, and train...

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CBFVA 2019 General Assembly Retrospective

CBFVA 2019 General Assembly Retrospective by Terry Maples, Coordinator This year’s CBFVA General Assembly took place on September 17 at Bethel Baptist Church in Midlothian. Those who gathered enjoyed wonderful fellowship, were inspired by Paul Baxley’s thematic...

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CBFVA General Assembly

Register Here: https://cbfofva.wufoo.com/forms/z1fhs1ry09d92tj/ Assembly Schedule: 9:00 Registration/Coffee 9:30 Welcome Theme Interpretation CBFVA 2019-2020 Mission/Ministries 10:15 Keynote Address – Paul Baxley 10:45 Fellowship Time 11:15 Q & A - Paul Baxley 11:45 ...

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Breaking News from CBFVA!

The CBF Virginia staff is in Birmingham, AL, this week for CBF’s General Assembly. During today’s state meeting (3:00 p.m. Central Time), Terry and Mark will reveal exciting new initiatives to be funded through the CBF Block Grant. We want those who could not attend...

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Birmingham Reflections by Terry Maples, CBFVA Coordinator

There was great excitement at the CBFVA state meeting on Thursday afternoon during CBF’s General Assembly. If you were unable to attend, here is what you missed: CBF Global prepared a new promotional piece called “Joining God’s mission in Virginia and around the...

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Blog By John DeWitt

Introducing John DeWitt John Dewitt grew up at Second Baptist Church in Richmond, is currently studying at Liberty University in Lynchburg, and serves as intern at Madison Heights Baptist Church. John was a retreat leader for CBFVA and co-preached for this year’s...

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Paul Baxely Tour!

CBFVA is delighted to announce CBF’s new Executive Coordinator will tour across the state on May 29-31. He will be accompanied by CBFVA staff (Terry Maples and Mark Snipes) and Rob Fox, President of the Church Benefits Board and former CBFVA field coordinator. Don’t...

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Reflections on 2019 CBFVA Pastors’ School

On behalf of the congregation at Huguenot Road Baptist Church, we express our appreciation for the ministry partnership that we enjoy with CBFVA. We have greatly benefited through Mission Madness, thematic Bible study materials such as “Beloved Community” and “Seeking...

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CBF’s “25 Young Adults to Know” 2019: 5 in Virginia!

Houston Blake- Houston is a member of Chester Baptist in Chester, VA. Recently, Houston finished basic training with the Army. The weekend before shipping off, Houston spent the weekend investing in High School students by interning at CBFVA’s Call Weekend. Houston...

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Summit 2020

Ten years ago, CBFVA began offering events for students. Since then, CBFVA has offered 23 Mission Madness events, eight Fall Retreats and three Call Weekends. As our council continues to discern what God calls us to do, the dream of the Summit began.   Martin Luther...

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CBFVA/BTSR Luncheon

You are invited to participate in the annual CBFVA/BTSR luncheon during the BGAV on Tuesday, November 13, at 12:30 p.m. at Shady Grove United Methodist Church in Glen Allen (just two miles from Mt. Vernon Baptist Church). The cost is $20. The theme for the...

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France Mission Immersion Reflection

Finding the dark places in paradise France Mission Immersion Reflection By Mark Snipes, Associate Coordinator   In March, during our first Mission Madness weekend in Waynesboro, our Camp Pastor, Barrett Owen, preached a sermon about Jesus’ exchange with...

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Call Weekend 2018

Your High Schoolers are invited to the mountains at Camp Crossraods, during the weekend before Thanksgiving, to consider together what it means to be “Called.” While we do talk heavily about our call to Christian ministry, we also consider what it means to be “called”...

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Holy Land Reflection

During a conversation one of my companions asked why I keep coming back. As I reflected on this question, I thought I would share why I go to the Holy Land and why I will continue to go back.

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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...

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