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Lessons from the Trail - CommunityA few weeks back I had the chance to go backpacking with a couple friends up in the western Virginia mountains.  I noticed a few interesting things on my trip, but the one I thought was really unique was that after we had set up camp for the evening a couple hours later a guy came hiking into the clearing we were in.  We talked for a bit, and he eventually set up his tent at another campsite.  He was backpacking alone that weekend, and after a while he came and hung out with us for a while. Continue Reading…

Why I’m a Believer in Church AttendanceWith our culture slowly and steadily shying away from attending local churches, I thought I’d offer my reasons for attending a local congregation.  I’ve always attended churches, and yet I understand the frustration many have with the modern church establishment.  I understand that the body of Christ seems to have sold out to politics (on both sides of the fence), I get that local congregations are often not the greatest sources of God’s grace, I have attended churches that served more as a bunker than a hospitalI get those thingsContinue Reading…