Projects & Publications

Both the Virginia Baptist Historical Society and the Center for Baptist Heritage and Studies actively publish their own research and resources for the benefit of all.

VBHS Publications

The Virginia Baptist Register

Since 1962, the Virginia Baptist Register (VBR) has been published annually by the Society as a way to share its own research and to feature unique materials held by VBHS, making them accessible to a wider audience. It is available by subscription and held by libraries around the world. Members of the Society receive each new issue by mail, while individual issues are available for purchase. 

In addition, VBHS publishes research projects that further our understanding of Virginia Baptist history and Baptist history more broadly, often in partnership with other publishers.

CBHS Publications

The Center regularly publishes projects that educate the public about the heritage of the Baptist tradition, including those by young and emerging scholars.

The OUR STORY series chronicles the history of the Baptist General Association of Virginia through the stories of its many ministries and initiatives, including:

With Heart and Hands and Voice, A History of the Department of Church Music, Baptist General Association of Virginia, 1944-2014. Allen R. Brown and Thomas B. Ingram. (2019)

Baptist Collegiate Ministry in Virginia: Past Present Future. Rachel Cook, Heritage Fellow. (2016)

Arms Reaching Around the World: A History of Virginia Baptist Volunteer Missions and Partnerships. Ray Allen, Rolen C. Bailey, Charles W. Bryan, and Heritage Fellows, Sloan Gutkin and Matthew Robinson. (2012)

Reflections of a Journey: A Memoir of Baptist Men’s Ministry & Disaster Relief Response by Virginia Baptists. Lloyd F. Jackson, Jr. (2010)

Memories of the Future: A Memoir of Virginia Baptists’ Young Leaders Program, 1989-2009. Robert D. Dale. (2009)