We’ve Moved!

Living Hope has moved to a new location!Sunday worship is now at the Old PACE West School at 14550 John Marshall Hwy – beginning Sunday mornings at 10 AM. See you there!

Just Imagine

Read 1 Cor 2:9 (Stop and Read) Sidenote: The move to the new building has had me very busy the last 10 days and I apologize for not posting in that period.  The move will be in full swing over the next week with our first service in the new location on October 20th but…

In Tune with the Spirit

Read 1 Cor. 1:17 and 2:1-9 (Stop and Read) Context: Paul says that he avoids clever speech (1:17) or superiority of speech (2:1) because it will diminish the impact of Jesus’ work on the cross.  That work includes dying for sin, being raised from death to life by the power of God, and ascending into…

United by the Cross

Read 1 Cor. 1:18 – 2:5 (Stop and Read) The fact of Jesus’ crucifixion, resurrection and ascension stands as the pivotal event in all of human history and is literally the crux of the Christian faith.   Paul tells the Corinthians that he is not going to let their quarrels divert him from proclaiming the cross…

A Church in Conflict

Read 1 Cor. 1:10-17 (Stop and Read) Paul begins to define the factions that were crippling the witness of the Corinthian Church.  The first area he addresses was the tendency of some to align themselves with a particular leader.  He calls out four groups in particular, those who identify with teaching of 1)Peter (Cephas), 2)Apollos,…

A plant in Corinth

Background: I hope you have had the chance to read 1 Corinthians all the way through in one sitting.  It hopefully gave you a sense of the problems that were facing this church.  The city of Corinth is in Greece and is located on an isthmus between two gulfs.  Shipping between Rome and Athens could…

Starting the 1 Corinthians journey

Greetings to all who will be going on this study of First Corinthians study with me.  I trust the Lord will use this time to encourage, teach, and challenge you.  A couple of “rules of the road”, particularly for anyone reading this who is not part of our local church, Living Hope EPC in Haymarket:…

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Starting the 1 Corinthians JourneyGreetings to all who will be going on this study of First Corinthians study with me. I trust the Lord will use this time to encourage, teach, and challenge you. A couple of “rules of the road”, particularly for anyone… Read more: Blogging for Life

Haymarket Food Pantry

For the month of January we are collecting hygiene items (tooth paste, shampoo and conditioner, soap, toothbrushes, deodorant, etc.) for the Haymarket Regional Food Pantry. Please place all donations in the box at the back of the church. Thank you for your support of this ministry.

Vacation Bible School

Living Hope’s YouthGroup invites children to  “Kingdom Rock: Where Kids Stand Strong for God”.   A summer kids’ VBS event called Kingdom Rock will be hosted at Living Hope, EPC from June 24, 2013 to June 28, 2013. At Kingdom Rock, kids participate in memorable Bible-learning activities, sing catchy songs, play teamwork building games, make and dig into yummy…