RICHMOND — Virginia Baptists will be asked this week to approve a 2008 budget that offers a new way to fund their educational institutions.
Published in 2007 Archives
RICHMOND—It's Saturday night. Do you know where your pastor is? A pretty safe guess might be “in a study, frantically developing the next day's sermon.”
Published in 2007 Archives
Friday, 03 April 2009 00:00

For the Bible tells me so

Last year, sacred music composer Christopher Teichler noted a disturbing paradox. The widely observed decline in biblical literacy among American Christians has paralleled a growing interest in developing new and enriched ways of worshipping. "How can these two events -- biblical illiteracy and a great passion for worship -- be happening at the same time?” asked Teichler, who teaches at an evangelical university in the Chicago area and blogs on music issues.

Published in 2009 Archives
Friday, 03 April 2009 00:00

For the Bible tells me so

Widespread biblical illiteracy can be combatted with a bracing dose of Scripture -- read, heard and sung -- in worship, say ministers.

Published in 2009 Archives
RICHMOND -- Baptist Theological Seminary at Richmond launched a two-and-a-half-year celebration of its 20th anniversary March 12 with a banquet and shared memories on the school’s campus.
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The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship of Virginia’s future will be invigorated with the help of 10 initiatives, said the group’s new field coordinator during the CBFV General Assembly March 13-14.

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After years of struggling with clinical depression -- what he calls “a hell on earth” -- a Virginia Baptist pastor has discovered in both medical and psychological treatment a way to deal with his disease.

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Ash Wednesday, an ancient Christian tradition, is increasingly common among Baptist congregations across the Commonwealth.

 

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RICHMOND—Virginia Baptists funded their 2008 budget at almost 98 percent—a noteworthy event in the midst of a severe economic crisis, said leaders of the Baptist General Association of Virginia.
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Thursday, 20 November 2008 00:11

Rethink the concept of neighbor, says Campolo

Before Christians can carry out the Great Commission, they need to carry out the Great Commandment -- to love your neighbor as yourself, evangelist Tony Campolo told Virginia Baptists last week.
Published in 2008 Archives
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