Contact Us

For questions or more information please contact or call 800.255.2428 ext. 2243.

Our address:
2828 Emerywood Parkway
Henrico, VA 23294

Our Staff:

Kathryn Kruschwitz, M.Div., IAF-CMF

Kathy Kruschwitz serves the Baptist General Association of Virginia as the Program Coordinator for AXIS Ministry Academy and Resource Network. She has passionately used her gifts of training and facilitation to support the potential of everyone to live out their God-given talents in service to others. She has worked for over 30 years providing executive leadership to non-profit and faith-based organizations. Recognizing the need to “be the change you wish to see in the world,” Kathy earned a Master of Divinity from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary and has sharpened her skills through the study of creative competencies with the Center for Creative Leadership.

In 2021 the International Association of Facilitators certified her as a Master Facilitator. She has contributed to the development of nationally recognized social/emotional curricula, and is a contributor to the Kettering Foundations’ book, Community Educators. Kathy currently is the owner of Meraki Consulting LLC and provides leadership coaching, training, technical assistance, and facilitation services to churches and nonprofit organizations. Kathy has a blended family, and together with her husband Al, have 7 children and 11 grandchildren. She resides in Williamsburg, Virginia. Email her at


Karen Rackett

Karen serves as the faculty liaison for the AXIS Ministry Academy as well as coordinating registration, scheduling, and other administrative responsibilities; she previously served as the Administrative Coordinator for the BGAV Ministry Equipping Network. You may reach her at 804.915.5000 ext. 2243/800.ALL.BGAV ext. 2243 or




Angela House

Angela serves as the administrative coordinator for the AXIS Resource Network.  You may reach her at 804.915.5000 Ext. 5293/800.ALL.BGAV Ext. 5293 or