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Bless Every Home

The SBC of Virginia is excited to introduce a brand new initiative that will help churches and plants reach their communities with the Gospel. Through an interactive website, church members will be given an opportunity to be lights in their neighborhood. By utilizing the latest demographic information, the church member will receive promptings on a daily basis to pray for 5 families by name. When reporting the activity on the website, the map will begin to shade the prayer coverage of the area. The strategy does not stop with Prayer however, it will resource members to ably Care for their neighbors, Share the Gospel with them and Disciple them for a life journey of faith.


Take the first step by encouraging and enlisting your church members to be lights in their neighborhoods.

SIGN UP TO BE A LIGHT

Have questions on how to do this? See below for help.


Four Ways You Can Bless Every Home

Bless Every Home: Prayer


Being a light to your neighbors begins with prayer. When prompted, learn how to pray specifically for the families that you have adopted.

PRAYER RESOURCES

Bless Every Home: Care


Being a light to your neighbors includes caring for them. Learn how to naturally and intentionally care for families, especially during times of need.

CARE RESOURCES

Bless Every Home: Share


Being a light to your neighbors means sharing Jesus with them. Learn how to generate conversations that lead to a Gospel presentation.

SHARE RESOURCES

Bless Every Home: Disciple


Being a light to your neighbors means that you will help them in their spiritual journey. Learn how to start and lead small group Bible studies in your community.

DISCIPLESHIP RESOURCES

Resources to Help You Bless Every Home

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FEATURED RESOURCES

3 Circles: Life Conversation Guide

Life change. It all begins with a conversation. The gospel of Jesus Christ is the most profound reality of life. But sharing it with someone can be as simple as three circles. Discover how you can share the gospel with anyone using the Life Conversation Guide, a companion resource to the new Life On Mission book.

The Story

Share God’s story with everyone, everywhere through a short video.

Watch the story video in multiple languages.

The Story Training

The Story Apps

OTHER RESOURCES

One Conversation

MY Hope with Billy Graham

Free Jesus Film DVDs

Disciple Resources

FEATURED RESOURCES

The Beginning: First Steps for New Disciples Workbook (5 Sessions)

The Beginning is an intentional Bible study for new disciples of Christ that can be used in one-on-one discipleship or small groups. It introduces the basic practices and elements of the faith, including the centrality of Christ, the crucial practice of prayer and Scripture reading, community, and what it means to be on mission for God. Exercises put weekly topics into practice, and meeting times work as well in one-on-one discipleship relationships as they do with typical small groups.

Communities of Hope (8-12 Weeks)

Communities of Hope is a resource for pastors and churches to empower committed Christians to reach their lost friends and neighbors with the Gospel. This happens through evangelistic small groups outside of the church.

OTHER RESOURCES

Worship and Witness: Becoming a Great Commission Worshiper, David Wheeler and Vernon Whaley (6 Sessions)

Worship and Witness: Becoming a Great Commission Worshiper is a Bible study for all adults that is based on the B&H academic trade book The Great Commission to Worship: Biblical Principles for Worship-Based Evangelism. This study helps believers to cultivate a discipleship approach that embraces the values of worship and evangelism. The Great Commission to go and make disciples occurs naturally in the life of a believer who follows the Great Commandment to “love God with all of your heart, soul, mind, and strength” (Mark 12:28-34).

2019 Bless Every Home Pastor Forums with David Wheeler


JANUARY


Tuesday, 1/22 – Lynchburg (8:30 Breakfast)

Thursday, 1/24 – Danville (8:30 Breakfast)

Monday, 1/28 – Hampton/Yorktown (10:30 followed by lunch)

FEBRUARY


Monday, 2/4 – Norfolk/Chesapeake (10:30 followed by lunch)

Monday, 2/11 – Richmond (10:30 followed by lunch)

Tuesday, 2/19 – Charlottesville (8:30 Breakfast)

Monday, 2/25 – North (AM & PM) (10:30 followed by lunch and 6:00 dinner followed by presentation)

MARCH


Monday, 3/11 – Southwest (AM & PM) (10:30 followed by lunch and 6:00 dinner followed by presentation)

Monday, 3/18 – Valley (AM & PM) (10:30 followed by lunch and 6:00 dinner followed by presentation)

Have questions about setting up your account?

How to Register as a Light in Your Community
  1. Click on sign up today.
  2. Click sign up now.
  3. Create an account by entering your name and email address, also create a password.
  4. Go to your email inbox and find the email from Bless Every Home. Remember it may be in your junk or spam folder.
  5. Click CONFIRM EMAIL ADDRESS.
  6. The Bless Every Home Dashboard for your account will appear.
  7. Click Settings
  8. Choose the neighborhood size list: the number of homes you are willing to pray for.
  1. Enter your home address.
  2. Type in your church name and confirm the address.
  3. Choose your association. Scroll down and click the box next to SBC of Virginia.
  4. Check the days you would like to receive reminder emails.
  5. Make sure the SHOW AS A LIGHT and WELCOME NEW MOVERS boxes are checked.
  6. Once you have made your settings, click SAVE SETTINGS.
  7. Click on your name and address next to the Light icon to be taken back to the dashboard.

Still have questions? Please contact us at blesseveryhome@sbcv.org.

How to Register as a Partner Church

(For designated church administrators only)

  1. Once you have registered as a light, click on VIEW MY ACCOUNT.
  2. Click on ADD NEW ROLE
  3. Click on ADD CHURCH
  4. Enter church name and confirm address.
  5. Click CONTINUE TO STEP 2
  6. Estimate weekly attendance
  1. Scroll down and check the box by SBC of Virginia.
  2. Read and accept the terms and conditions
  3. Choose and buy a subscription
  4. SBC of Virginia churches receive their first month free – enter coupon code BLESSPARTNERSBCV
  5. Enter payment information
  6. Click subscribe

Once payment is processed you can click DASHBOARD button to begin managing your church’s lights.


Still have questions? Please contact us at blesseveryhome@sbcv.org.

PROMOTIONAL RESOURCES


TUTORIAL

Watch this video to hear more about Bless Every Home and how Dr. Rusty Small explains the process to Liberty Baptist Church in Appomattox.

BUMPER VIDEO

Use this video at your church as an introduction to your church becoming a partner church.

SERMON SERIES FROM DR. JEFF GINN

Listen to these four sermon series from Dr. Jeff Ginn, senior pastor of Istrouma Baptist Church in Baton Rouge, LA.

Prayer Sermon

Care Sermon

Share Sermon

Make Disciples Sermon

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