HAMPTON, Va. (BP) -- The Great Commission was emphasized throughout the 2015 annual homecoming of the Southern Baptist Conservatives of Virginia (SBCV), where messengers also proclaimed biblical marriage, the sanctity of life, sexual purity and the dangers of pornography and sexual sin. Great Commission stories from the mission field included sharing the Gospel in Guam, serving people in earthquake-ravaged Nepal, offering hope to fleeing refugees in Greece and Germany, sharing the Gospel with Muslims in Barcelona, Spain, earning the right to be heard in Montreal, baptizing the lost in Lithuania, boldly witnessing to lost motorcyclists in Daytona, and pushing through life's challenges by planting churches in the Washington metro area.
COLONIAL HEIGHTS, Va. (BP) -- One of the loudest cheers of affirmation at the 2014 SBC of Virginia Annual Homecoming was heard after a resolution on biblical marriage was read to the messengers and guests.
RICHMOND, Va. (BP) — Messengers to the annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Conservatives of Virginia marked the convention’s 15th anniversary at Grove Avenue Baptist Church in Richmond with the theme “Transforming Churches.” Mark Becton, the convention’s president and pastor of Grove Avenue, delivered the convention message titled “Transformed by the Adventure with God,” from […]
GLEN ALLEN, Va. (BP)–After three years as executive director of the Southern Baptist Conservatives of Virginia, Jeff Ginn has accepted the senior pastor position at Istrouma Baptist Church in Baton Rouge, La. Ginn notified the SBC of Virginia executive board last week in anticipation of the vote from Istrouma. On Sunday, June 26, Ginn preached […]
LYNCHBURG, VA (BP)–Messengers to the Southern Baptist Conservatives of Virginia annual “homecoming” unanimously approved two resolutions calling for continued convention-wide support of the Cooperative Program, as well as increased CP commitment from their churches. Messengers also approved a $9 million “ministry investment plan” for 2011, which represented a 2 percent decrease over 2010 and will […]
NORFOLK, Va. (BP)–The Southern Baptist Conservatives of Virginia approved a long-range strategic plan at their annual meeting at First Baptist Church in Norfolk. More than 1,000 people, including 753 messengers and 308 guests, attended the Nov. 8-10 meeting, which centered on the theme of “Pushing Back the Darkness through Evangelism.” Messengers unanimously approved a plan […]
Updated July 17 ALPHARETTA, Ga. (BP)–The North American Mission Board has appointed David Meacham to the newly created position of senior strategist for associations. Prior to his new appointment, Meacham served as NAMB’s senior strategist for church planting. In naming Meacham to the new position, NAMB President Geoff Hammond stated his commitment to ensure greater […]