Stories & Updates

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When God Uses The Unlikely

The Guest Services group at Blue Ridge is a large ministry consisting of hundreds of servant-hearted and sacrificial people who make our campuses i...

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To the Ends of the Earth

I went on a trip with my family with New Hope Initiative in 2012 to their project in Kenya – the Kiberia slum. It was a wonderfully eye-opening tri...

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New Life Campaign

Helping Women Find Hope in Haiti The pregnant woman showed up on the doorstep of the New Life Campaign with her 2-year-old son. She was so thin fro...

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ReMade: Raising Awareness about Trauma from Sexual Exploitation

My first mission trip was to Nicaragua in 2011. As a new Christ follower, I'm not sure why I went. I had never desired to go on a mission trip. O...

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My Meeting with a Leper

Leprosy. Have you ever seen someone with leprosy? Most lepers have malformation of their fingers, toes and face. When you see someone whose body h...

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Why We're Helping Nepali Pastors on Their Journey

They came from hundreds of miles away, some from the Himalayan mountains, others from India. Some even traveled on foot for days. That’s how hungry...

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Is God Calling You to Go on Mission in Haiti this Fall?

For a couple of years now, Blue Ridge has partnered with Mission of Hope in Haiti. We are excited to be a part of what they are doing to advance th...

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Local Missions: Next Steps This Winter

We know that God has moved in many of our hearts to have a deep concern to help the homeless on the streets of our city. We have been getting som...

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Eat, Shop, Support Missions!

Did you know that when you enjoy a quick snack and fellowship with friends at our Blue Ridge Café or buy a timely resource in The Bookstore that yo...

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Notes from Nepal

Just days after a magnitude 7.8 earthquake in Nepal, Senior Pastor Woody Torrence, Worship Pastor Todd Foster and Lifeline Leader Jack Dunn flew ou...

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Lessons from Haiti: More Questions Than Answers

Having recently returned from Haiti on a Blue Ridge Missions trip, Andrew Todd took time to reflect on what he learned. The experience has led him ...

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Jamashihi: Christ is Victorious

When Mandy McKim, a Virginia Tech senior, prepared to visit the Tibetan Trust Home in Nepal, she could not have known that the plane ride home woul...

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