Is Christianity a Religion?

In defining religion, Merriam Webster defines it as “the service and worship of God or the supernatural”; “a personal set of institutionalized system of religious attitudes, beliefs and practices” or “a cause, principle, or system of beliefs held to with ardor and faith”.   Given the above definitions of religion, I would concur that Christianity

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03 Jun 2014

“God Care”

  2013 has been a challenging year with anxiety caused bygovernment sequestration and shutdown, and a hotly debated change in our health care system looming on the horizon, withObamacare.  People have flocked to the website to sign on toObamacare despite all the glitches and frustrations of the plan and its implementation.  It is quite apparent that people are concerned about their

01 Jan 2014

Love is Life

By Pastor Erick Kalenga Life is, and rightly should be, more than living, more than pure existence.  Life goes beyond the physical aspects of a heart beating and lungs breathing in and out as proof of our being alive.  A person can have a heartbeat and be breathing and yet have no life, such as

23 Sep 2013

Land Where The Fathers Hide

WHERE’S DAD? By Gary Wiram, Here I Raise My Ebenezer According to my Pastor, “…human relationships – particularly when united in fellowship with God – (are) the foundational building blocks … and the backbone of (our) local communities and culture.” I wholly agree with that and I’ve added to it by saying, “Without that foundation,

26 Aug 2013

True love is in knowing the truth

Two years ago,  I attended a forum at the Constitution Hall in Washington, DC, that was co-hosted by the C.S. Lewis Institute and Ravi Zacharias International Ministries.  As we entered the building, I could not help but feel the energy in the hall.  There were a lot of vibrant, energetic,  young  people all around us, 

10 Jun 2013

Challenged with teen Lying

Almost every parent that I know or came in contact with doesn’t want to find out that their teenager is lying to them. As a parent, I have quickly realized that it is very disappointing and frustrating to find out that you were lied too by your kids. I have to admit that I wasn’t

03 Jun 2013

Being right vs. doing right

Nobody wants to be wrong. I’m sure it has happened to you – you are in a tense team meeting trying to defend your position on a big project and start to feel yourself losing ground. Your voice gets louder. You talk over one another. If the other person pushes back, you go into overdrive to

22 May 2013

America return to God

A few years ago, I had the privilege of visiting the Capitol Building in Washington DC, where David Barton was doing a presentation that was absolutely remarkable. He showed us, with great details, how America was founded on Christian principles. David Barton is the Founder and President of Wall Builders, a national, pro-family organization, that

16 Mar 2013


During this season of Lent, we focus on the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ.  We reflect upon what was accomplished through the death of Christ on the cross on Good Friday, and His Resurrection on Easter Sunday.  Reflecting upon these two events in history, I was drawn to Paul’s letter to the Philippians, where he

16 Mar 2013

The State of Race Relations in the Church

On February 5th, 2013 at the Culpeper County Library, His Village hosted a pastoral round table discussion on the state of race relations in Culpeper and the Church.  

15 Feb 2013
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