Mission Matters

Join this exciting opportunity to experience a variety of mission engagement opportunities for you and your congregation. Challenge yourself to become more active by training for a specific ministry or open yourself up to understanding different avenues to reach people for Christ that you may not have considered before. We have many different breakout sessions…

focus:poverty – A Visit from Food for the Hungry

Jordan Gustafson and Dennis Mahoney, of Food for the Hungry, were in Virginia in late September. They visited several churches that are ready to partner with respective communities in the Chinandega region of Nicaragua. Food for the Hungry’s “church-to-community” commitment is a 7-10 year relationship to help graduate a community from extreme poverty. The approach…

Making An Impact In Haiti

After the devastating earthquake in 2010, as an executive minister of the Haiti Baptist Convention, Ronel Mesidor wrote a 3-step intervention plan that consisted of short, middle and long-term objectives. Part of the long-term objective was to build a community center that would serve as a home for children orphaned by the earthquake. The center…