On the Journey

  • October 17, 2018

    Last week I spent several days with my mom.  Her Alzheimer’s is progressing.  We moved her from one floor in the facility where she lives to another floor where she may receive more care.  As her memory fails, on the walls of her new living space we put signs that repeatedly reminded her that this was her room, this was her closet, this was her bathroom.  When the nurse came in ...

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  • October 8, 2018

    I have to share a great, true story with you. I received a text late Sunday evening from one of my best friends about his son, Parker. Parker is one of the coolest kids you will ever meet, but he has significant disabilities that keep him mostly confined to a special motorized chair...

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  • October 1, 2018

    What does the term “growing spiritually” mean to you? The biblical story illustrates that the litmus test for spiritual growth is Jesus Christ. In other words, Jesus is the one after whom we model our lives. Once we decide to follow Jesus, we commit to developing in our maturity and obedience to God’s will. Growing spiritually then means that we look more and more like Jesus each day...

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  • September 26, 2018

    Recently several persons have asked me questions about church membership.  Why would anyone want to be a church member anyway?  The essential answer is—it’s God’s will for all people who belong to Christ.  It’s really ...

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  • September 11, 2018

     God is absolutely at work among us! Last Friday, Celebrate Recovery launched with thirty-five participants. What a blessing to hear feedback from people about how God’s Spirit is already transforming their lives through CR. Then on Sunday ...

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  • September 5, 2018

    In the last eleven years Journey Church has had 20 persons serve as pastoral interns, worship interns, youth interns, children’s interns.  Where in the world are they?  Literally, they have been around the world.  They have served as missionaries in other countries, have led one of the largest university Christian campus ministries in Virginia, worked in the administration of Christian colleges, ministered on church staffs and the staff of a Rescue Mission, served on Christian youth camp staffs, started their own businesses (and almost half of them are still ...)

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