Our Foundation

Luke 6:46-49 The youth of Christ Church in Fairfax Station returned from their mission trip in Topsail, NC where they spent the week working on jobs at two different houses and learning about the importance of a good foundation in our lives. This week made me reflect on the foundations in our lives. On our … Continue reading Our Foundation


Who Do You See in the Mirror?

To hear the audio for this click here Matthew 25:31-45 James 1:22-27 January 17th and 18th was no ordinary night for me. It was a night when the message of James truly came alive for me. It was a real moment where I had to choose between whether I would be a doer or hearer … Continue reading Who Do You See in the Mirror?

Returning to “Normal” life


It seems like every time I go on a mission trip, or a retreat, or some kind of spiritual awakening experience I always reflect on returning back to "normal" life. What does this mean. Do we need to return back to what we know as "normal"? For those of you who have been keeping up … Continue reading Returning to “Normal” life

Day 14: The Trip is Over

Then the king will say to those at his right hand, “Come, you that are blessed by my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world; for I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you … Continue reading Day 14: The Trip is Over

Day 13

Today began like last Thursday. As I said I decided to spend another night in the Hypothermia shelter. Last week when I was over night we never reached the maximum 25 in the shelter so I always felt we could let more in if they came. However, this Thursday it pained me when we filled … Continue reading Day 13

Day 12

Today was again what has become to be a normal day the past couple weeks. As usual we began with the daily prayer service they have here at Rising Hope followed by lunch. I have found it such a joy to have been able to lead worship at these prayer services. Lead worship is a … Continue reading Day 12