Fall Excitement on the Plaza


Last Wednesday night, Washington Plaza began a joint fall effort with our friends at Martin Luther King, Jr. Christian Church just down the street in Reston. We’re doing Bible Study together for the next 12 weeks. MLK Church and WPBC are no strangers to one another. We’ve been friends for a while now. I count Rev. Jean
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Endurance to Stand


Promise in Night: Endurance to Stand Mark 15:1-20 with Isaiah 50:4-9 As we began our service today outside, we re-enacted together what it might have felt like to be among the crowd waving palm branches and singing the praises of “Hosanna!” We shouted praises of thanksgiving for Jesus. We hailed Jesus as king. We adored his
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By Faith We Go On

By Faith We Go On: Hebrews 12:1-2, 8-12 Martin Luther King, Jr. Christian Church 30th Anniversary Service & Joint Service with Washington Plaza Baptist Church Now, I know that some in the congregation this morning, get to hear me talk more than they might like– as I preach every Sunday– but for the rest of
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God Calls You to See What Others Don’t


God Calls You: to See What Others Don’t  I Samuel 3:1-10; Romans 12:1-8 Several years ago while participating in the Lewis Fellows Young Clergy Leadership program, our group of 30 pastors gathered in Atlanta, Georgia for 3 days of workshops. One afternoon, our discussion sessions suspended and we were all encouraged to walk from our
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