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  • Parenting Class

    Whether you're single or married, parenting young children is hard work. I say that as the father of two little boys. Caring for them is an unbelievable privilege, but they have an uncanny knack for drawing impatience and anger out of my heart that I didn't even know was in there.

  • Testimony: Every Member Ministry

    Who thinks about Mother's Day in February? Damian Cruchigno does. I know he does because that’s when he first shared his idea for honoring the moms at Kingsway.

  • Forged Through Fire: A Story of Forgiveness

    My daughter, Bethany, recently won a national award from the Amy Foundation for an article she wrote in a local magazine.  It's a gripping story of grace through forgiveness.  The award recognized the Christian message published in a secular publication.

  • Regional Assembly of Elders

    Last week Matthew & I had the privilege of joining with 25 pastors from ten churches in our region (VA, WV, NC, SC, TN, & KY) for our first regional assembly of elders. Our first order of business was to elect our regional leader (Mickey Connolly) along with members for each of the regional committees (church planting, judicial, ordination & nomination).  Matthew & I were elected to the committees of our choice...church planting for me and ordination for Matthew.  We di...

  • National Day of Prayer

    In June of 1775, the Continental Congress issued the following proclamation, requesting a day of fasting and prayer. “This Congress, therefore, considering the present critical, alarming, and calamitous state of these Colonies, do earnestly recommend that, Thursday, the twentieth day of July next, be observed by the inhabitants of all the English Colonies on this Continent, as a day of publick humiliation, fasting and prayer; that we may, with united hearts and voices, unfeignedly confess and de...

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