Welcoming. Nurturing. Serving.
Hospitality is different in Northern Virginia from rural Southwestern Virginia. In the mountains, someone might invite you over to sit a spell on their front porch, offering a glass of “sweet tea.” In Alexandria, in part because we don’t often have front porches, we are more likely to say, “Meet me at…Continue
This week we begin a sermon series on the life and faith of Abraham, an early figure in our religious history who shows up not too far into the book of Genesis. Abraham had quite a life, and a calling. He is considered a leading figure in three of the world’s major religions (Islam, Judaism,…Continue
“I'm that little bit of hope. When my back's against the ropes.”
~ R. Kelly “The World’s Famous”
I love the song “The World’s Famous.” Many of us have had a time when it feels like our back is against the ropes…Continue
We often throw words around to prove a point or to bolster our position. There’s an extra punch when we say, “But it’s in the Bible!” This month we consider popular phrases that you won’t find in the Bible. We are on a search for the truths we will find there.
And so we begin this week with…Continue