How can things go so wrong when you're trying to good? What do you do when someone you trust turns on you? Is there hope or any chance of healing and moving on?
Though leaders on both sides of the aisle have met to modify the original plan, the proposed changes to the Affordable Health Care Act still include significant cuts to Medicaid, putting individuals with disabilities at risk of losing vital services.
Churches that recognize mental health struggles as a legitimate illness and partner with professional counselors will be best equipped to meet the needs of their congregations.
When thinking of volunteer fire departments, most people think of service in rural areas. That’s not wrong, but it’s also not the whole picture. Of the nearly thirty thousand fire departments nationwide, 85% are served by volunteer/mostly volunteer firefighters. In many departments, volunteers serve alongside career firefighters, EMT’s and paramedics and provide invaluable support to … Continue reading Fair Oaks Fire & Rescue Company Fundraiser Connects with Local Community
If asked the question, “What is the church?”, more than likely the response will be, “The church is a building where people go to learn about God.” However, there’s a growing movement among contemporary evangelicals to redefine the word church. Instead of a building, these churches see Christians themselves as the church. Expectation Church in … Continue reading Expectation Church Hosts Easter Eggstravaganza
This weekend, the gymnasium at Fairfax High School was transformed into a cake lover’s dream when it hosted The National Capital Area Cake Show. Cake decorators of all ages and skill levels showcased their skills in one of the top cake decorating competitions in the country.
https://spark.adobe.com/video/kKtmSCPEKwmSr/embed My colleague Keanna Boyd created this beautiful, heartbreaking story about girls who have gone missing, particularly in Washington D.C. The narration is a poem she herself wrote. Although a recent Instagram post claiming 14 young women disappeared in the D.C. over a 24-hour period was proved to be inaccurate, the correct numbers are still disturbing. Always … Continue reading Missing Girls in D.C.