Stories of Impact

Learn how your financial gifts are making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

4:7 Care Boxes for Ukraine

Your Gifts for Ukraine at Work As of May 9, gifts from individuals and churches toward this response total more than $353,000.  Thank you so much for your continued support as we work with partners to provide for those fleeing the conflict. Through our enduring partnership with Project Ruth in Romania, and in consultation with…

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World Refugee Sunday

Pray with us on World Refugee Sunday – June 19th Let us stand together in prayer with the more than 80 million people in the world who have been forcibly displaced by war, political oppression, and famine, and pray that our eyes and hearts would be open to our neighbors in need!   As we…

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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…

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focus:poverty Kickoff Sunday

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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…

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Support the Source of Light Center

Source of Light Center in Port au Prince, Haiti serves as a home, a school and a community center for the surrounding neighborhoods in Delmas 19. Following the 2010 Earthquake BGAV partnered with the Haitian Baptist Convention, Baptist World Alliance and Hungarian Baptist Aid to support the construction of Source of Light. Since opening day…

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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…

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From the ministry log of Croatian Baptist Aid in Bosnia

Over 900 refugees find themselves living in Vučjak. Very limited help is daily provided to them by the generous people in the Red Cross in Bihać. We were there the past week with our friends from (Virginia) to distribute non food items, hygiene kits and some medical supplies to treat scabies that has infected over…

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