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Why Should I Be Baptized?

Why Should I Be Baptized?

Why should I be baptized? Is it important? Do I have to? These are really good questions I have heard many times. The simplest way I know to explain baptism is that it’s the outward expression of an inward decision. It’s the physical expression of what has happened...

When the Rubber Meets the Road

When the Rubber Meets the Road

One of the most famous characters in all of scripture is a disciple who is referred to as “Doubting Thomas”. He’s earned this title over the years for his real and often honest questions that are recorded in scripture. However, while it’s often in a negative tone that...

If You Had Been There

If You Had Been There

If Martha had never had any doubts, if she hadn’t had an honest conversation with Jesus about them, we may never have been exposed to the truth Jesus revealed in answer to those doubts. “If only You had been here, Jesus.” How often do we think the same thing? But...

Caught in Grace

Caught in Grace

For most of us, grace is not a foreign concept; but though we know what it is, do we really understand it? In John 8:1-11, we see Jesus having a conversation with a woman who has just been caught in the act of adultery. We can gain three crucial understandings about...

Thanks for Helping Local Moms

Thanks for Helping Local Moms

Have you ever had a time when you really felt like your back was up against a wall, and you didn't know what to do? Well, that is exactly the kind of life circumstance the women who walk through the doors of our local pregnancy care centers are dealing with when they...

The Heart & Soul Tour Begins!

The Heart & Soul Tour Begins!

On Sunday night, we made our first stop of the Heart & Soul Tour in Manassas. The building was packed and the energy was palpable as people from our Bristow, Winchester, Warrenton, and Manassas locations came together as one church under one roof, worshiping,...

If You Only Knew

If You Only Knew

John Chapter 4 Jesus stops at a well in Samaria at noontime, a time when people never go to the well. He is at the well when nobody is supposed be there…but not without reason. He has an appointment to keep. “But soon a Samaritan woman came to draw water.” Jesus...

Born Again

Born Again

Most of the statements Jesus made about Himself He made during conversations with people, and John 3:16 is no different. In a conversation with Nicodemus, Jesus revealed the very reason He was in the world, and His interaction with the religious teacher is recorded in...

You Have Influence

You Have Influence

Everyone is leading someone somewhere. That automatically makes you a leader, whether you knew it or not. You have influence. What will you choose to do with it? Step Three of Fast Track is all about developing your leadership and maximizing your potential. We can’t...

We love Sinclair Elementary

We love Sinclair Elementary

Kids have a way of giving us grown-ups a glimpse of Jesus’ heart in the most unexpected ways. The past couple weeks, Sinclair Elementary School’s first grade students have been learning about producers and consumers. As a way to apply what they’ve been learning, they...

Come and See

Come and See

In today’s world, it’s getting seemingly more difficult to “talk to people about Jesus.” Traditionally, there are two schools of thought. One is the idea that we have to “preach” at the person we are talking to, while the other is the opposite extreme where we default...

The Life Church Five Values

The Life Church Five Values

This past Sunday marks a huge milestone for The Life Church: for the first time, we have four campuses. That means that last Sunday, we held eight services in four locations. That’s four Kid’s Teams, four Worship Teams, four Production Teams, four Connect and Welcome...

Vision Sunday

Vision Sunday

Proverbs 29:18 tells us that, “Where there is no vision, the people perish.” It has always been our goal as a church to be united under a common vision, and Vision Sunday is about just that. Since the Life Church has started, we’ve grown and matured a lot as a church....