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Can My Prayers Save Someone?

We are our brothers’ keepers. We must start taking responsibility for the lost in our family, in our circles of influence, and in our neighborhoods.

VBS Summer Blast Was a Hit

  The Life Church Kids Ministry hosted VBS Summer Blast last week at our Manassas and Winchester campuses.  It was a week of “BUGGED OUT” fun and excitement!  Each day our kids started off with a rally where they worshipped, learned about the “Bug of the Day,”...

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

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 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...

Conversations That Can Change The World

John 9-10 was the passage that birthed The Life Church. If the disciples hadn’t asked Jesus about a man born blind, our church family would not exist today. That’s the power of a conversation. A conversation can change the way we view the world, and Jesus had many of...

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...

Why We Are Addressing the Racism Issue

Jesus shouldn't have talked to her. Societal norms said avoid her. Pretend there's no issue. Ignore the awkwardness. Turn a blind eye. After all, she was a different gender, race, ethnicity, and social status. "Don't stir the pot, Jesus.... Leave it alone, Jesus." But...