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Located just outside of Washington, DC, we are a family of believers who are on mission to boldly show Jesus, to love God, and to love others because God first loved us.
We are a Bible-based, nondenominational church, and our whole heart is focused on helping people connect with God and others. We are “seeking to be God’s heart to this community.”

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Located just outside of Washington, DC, we are a family of believers who are on mission to boldly show Jesus, to love God, and to love others because God first loved us.
We are a Bible-based, nondenominational church, and our whole heart is focused on helping people connect with God and others. We are “seeking to be God’s heart to this community.”

    Advance the Kingdom: Shallow Behaviors or Deep Love? - Phil McKinney II (12 January 2020)

    Advance the Kingdom: Shallow Behaviors or Deep Love? - Phil McKinney II (12 January 2020)

    Last week, we began our journey to ADVANCE THE KINGDOM in 2020. We looked at how our beliefs foundationally influence the life we live. This week, we turn to examine how our beliefs should inform our behaviors toward Kingdom Living. We must be doers of the Word, not simply hearers of it. Yet, our behaviors should not be done under obligation, but by our deep love for the one whom we believe in. So, we focus not on Shallow Behaviors, but Deep Love. We can act out of obligation to get our reward. Or, we can act out of love for the one whom we have devoted ourselves to. What is the motivation for living out our beliefs as we ADVANCE THE KINGDOM?

    • 25 min
    Advance the Kingdom: Shallow Beliefs or Deep Faith? - Phil McKinney II (5 January 2020)

    Advance the Kingdom: Shallow Beliefs or Deep Faith? - Phil McKinney II (5 January 2020)

    This year we will focus our attention on advancing the kingdom of God/Heaven. This was Jesus’ focus during His earthly ministry, and it should be ours today. But what is the “Kingdom of God/Heaven” and what does it mean to advance it? More importantly, what does it mean to live a “Kingdom Life”? Today, we focus our thoughts on how our beliefs affect our Kingdom living. Our beliefs inform our behaviors and ultimately who we are becoming. Jesus came so that we might believe in Him and live with Him forever in His Kingdom. However, He didn’t come to simply confirm long-standing beliefs, but to challenge and deepen them. Jesus doesn’t want us to simply live by the letter of the law, but to live by the intent of it. Are we willing to allow Jesus to challenge our beliefs in order to get at the foundation of Kingdom Living? Join us this morning as we explore the difference between shallow beliefs and a deep faith. Join us as we commit to ADVANCE THE KINGDOM in 2020

    • 36 min
    Christmas at the Movies: It's a Wonderful Life (Love) - Robin Gough (22 December 2019)

    Christmas at the Movies: It's a Wonderful Life (Love) - Robin Gough (22 December 2019)

    “Each man's life touches so many other lives. When he isn't around he leaves an awful hole, doesn't he?” George Bailey is overwhelmed with the pressures of life. He begins to wish he had never been born. Then, Clarence, his guardian angel, gives him a gift - a glimpse into life where he hadn't existed. What if Jesus had never been born? What if the shepherds didn’t have their sleep interrupted by angels that night? And what if there was no star for the wise men to follow? What if 2,000 years ago that stable hadn’t served as a delivery room? Would the world be different? 

    • 32 min
    Christmas at the Movies: Elf (Joy) - Robin Gough (15 December 2019)

    Christmas at the Movies: Elf (Joy) - Robin Gough (15 December 2019)

    “The best way to spread Christmas cheer is by singing loudly for all to hear.” Buddy is an orphaned human who was raised at the North Pole by elves. When he travels to New York to find his real dad, Buddy finds a place where consumerism and anger have removed the joy of Christmas. Buddy faces many challenges in his quest to find his father, yet he continues to be joyful. When Santa can’t get his sleigh to power up, the effects of Buddy’s joy helps people begin to sing and soon, powers the sleigh. Jesus’ birth brought “joy that would be to all people.” We live with this joy, knowing that the darkness cannot overcome God’s light.

    • 27 min
    Christmas at the Movies: The Santa Clause (Peace) - Robin Gough (8 December 2019)

    Christmas at the Movies: The Santa Clause (Peace) - Robin Gough (8 December 2019)

    "In putting on the suit and entering the sleigh, the wearer waives any and all right to any previous identity, real or implied, and fully accepts the duties and responsibilities of Santa Claus..." Scott Calvin’s world is full of chaos and dysfunction. He is cosumed with success in every aspect of his life except in his role as a father where he struggles to connect with his son. That all begins to change one Christmas Eve night when Santa Claus falls off of the roof and Scott puts on the suit. Soon, he has assumed the role and responsibilities of Santa -as well as Santa's attitude! When we put on Christ, who we are begins to change. We reflect Jesus to a world in chaos. And rather than run from it, we bring the gospel of peace. 

    • 31 min
    Christmas at the Movies: White Christmas (Hope) - Phil McKinney II (1 December 2019)

    Christmas at the Movies: White Christmas (Hope) - Phil McKinney II (1 December 2019)

    “I’m dreaming of a White Christmas...” The famous performing duo, Wallace and Davis, are on their way to Vermont to perform. They can’t wait to get there to the snow that they’ve heard so much about. But when they arrive, there is no snow. They’ve heard of it, wait for it, anticipate it, but its not there. But, snow is coming. This is very similar to the people living between Malachi and Matthew. They had heard of God’s working in the world but he had been silent for 400 years. They didn’t know that He was preparing the world for the arrival of hope.

    • 30 min

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