A Theology of Disneyland

With COVID restrictions ending, more people will be itching to travel and vacate for beaches, mountains, and yes, even Disneyland. Before you head...

VA Governor: “Ending…of Restrictions”

This is a big week for Virginians, our church included. It marks, what is being reported as, the beginning of the end of COVID restrictions across...

“Big Church” Is Children’s Church

It’s Sunday evening. The amber sky over Ephesus was just beginning to fade into the darkness. A few dozen people arrive at the same home, at the...
“The Word from the Pastor” is a weekly bulletin insert and blog that our pastor writes. Often, the topics include current events, theology, personal reflections, or meditative musings.
On Singleness

On Singleness

Singleness is not talked about enough in the church. And when it is, it can be awkward. It’s easy to make wrong assumptions about single people or the single life. Some think that being a Christian who isn’t married is either too hard, too easy, too lonely, too...

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Advent: Week 3 – Joy

Advent: Week 3 – Joy

The following article is an article by Matt Boswell from Gospel Coalition originally published December 20, 2018. Given its dual theme of joy and singing, I thought it was a perfect advent reading for our service and theme today.  One of my favorite memories as a boy...

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Advent: Week 2 – Love

Advent: Week 2 – Love

The Beatles famously sang, “All you need is love. Love is all you need.” Theologically speaking, that is kind of true but also kind of not true. It ultimately depends on what we mean when we speak, or sing, of love. Love has been described in a million different ways....

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