Why DC?

Last week on the blog we were challenged to think about the answer to the question why. Why do we need Jesus, Why do we need the church, and Why do we need Wright’s Chapel. This weekend we are taking 30 youth and adults to DC to work with Teens

Continue reading

What’s a Preacher?

Yesterday at our Afterschool Program, I was talking to a small group of young children (grades K-2) about Moses.  We were specifically talking about the story of the burning bush and how God asked Moses to do something that Moses didn’t think he could do.  But God basically told Moses

Continue reading

Cindy’s Closet

The last couple weeks we have been really busy at church working on Cindy’s Closet. If you haven’t heard we are moving Cindy’s Closet, our used clothes closet, out of our church into a store front near Giuseppe’s. It has been a ministry of our church for 7+ years. The

Continue reading

Haiti

I’ve been tuned into the weather channel at home, checking the weather app on my I-pad, keeping a close watch of Facebook as hurricane Matthew continues to barrel along now towards Florida.  Millions of folks up and down the coast are preparing for a storm to hit the U.S. at the

Continue reading

“A Place to Be”

I spent most of the day yesterday in Richmond at a Virginia Conference Board of Higher Education and Campus Ministry meeting.  I volunteered for this board a little over 7 years ago.  But now, when the day comes for me to go to a board meeting, I have to say

Continue reading

Why church?

This past week Charles asked us during his sermon the question of why do we need the church? Why do we as Christians need the church? Why do people need Jesus? These are important questions we need to answer for ourselves before we invite others to church. We need to

Continue reading

Stay at home days

I enjoyed my Labor Day.  My daughter calls those kinds of days “Stay Home Days.”  She loves them.  We didn’t actually stay home though.  We went to King’s Dominion.  It was a fun day – the weather was beautiful.  Tuesday was hard though.  After too many stay home days in

Continue reading