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Set Apart For God

By Bonnie Ricks A certain man of Zorah, named Manoah, from the clan of the Danites, had a wife who was sterile and remained childless. The angel of the LORD…

He Restores My Soul

By James MacDonald The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters. He restores my soul. He…

A Breathtaking Moment

By Stephen M. Crotts So I’m sitting in a local cafe with a good friend who is a court judge. We’re deep in thoughtful conversation and a plate of scallops…

Indivisible

By Nick Della Valle My wife Lucy is 48 inches tall and I am a towering eight inches taller. We belong to an organization called Little People of America. Often…

An Eternal Perspective

By Greg Laurie So we don’t look at the troubles we can see now; rather, we fix our gaze on things that cannot be seen. For the things we see…

The Journey is Too Great for You

By Greg Smith Some time ago, I attended a conference for pastors.  The speaker used 1 Kings 19:1-8 (ESV) as his text for a message that would encourage discouraged ministers.…

Oktoberfest Vendors Needed

The Jacksonville Center for the Arts and Chantilly Festival Farm presents the second annual Floyd Oktoberfest on September 28, 12-6 p.m. at Chantilly Festival Farm.  The festival will highlight Virginia…

Family, Vacations, & Boating

Family, Vacations, & Boating

By Management In all fairness, especially to my mother who really does have a clean house, you must understand that I have A.D.D. when it comes to cleaning house. I’m…

Freezing the Garden’s Bounty

Hopefully, your garden hasn’t washed away down the hill and into Roanoke Creek. If you are still picking, good for you! Canning and freezing fresh produce looms each summer as…

Mommy, I’m Bored!

It’s very hot (just in case you hadn’t noticed).  Schools are out.  Vacation Bible Schools are mostly finished.  Many children’s programs have ceased for the summer.  You are limited on…

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