First Baptist Church of Herndon

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Rolling Thunder
It was already hot and humid at nine a.m. on the Sunday of Memorial Day weekend. Despite the steamy weather, a group of us gathered on the sidewalk outside of First Baptist Church of Herndon to cheer and clap. We stood waiting, not so patiently, and then it came.
Author: Linda Soller | Jun 03, 2019

“People, people who need people, are the luckiest people in the world.” Could you hear Barbra Streisand’s voice as you read that line? She sang it in the movie Funny Girl back in 1968. Ancient history! It became her signature song.
Author: Linda Soller | May 27, 2019

Faith or Foolishness
We Christians must be a pretty smart bunch, because I read daily in the news where we are telling everyone how to live their lives. In fact, we are so smart we legislate how people should live their lives. Or said in another way, we force people to live the way we “know” they should. At this point you are either intrigued or insulted.
Author: Linda Soller | May 20, 2019

Too Kind
I’d like to think people want to be kind. There is some effort involved. The adjective “kind” means sympathetic, gentle, and benevolent. I think of it as selfless. A kind person puts the feelings and wellbeing of others before their own. You can be kind in your actions and/or your words.
Author: Linda Soller | May 13, 2019

Which Side of You?
Don’t we all decide what we want people to see when we interact with them? You can feel lousy one day but put on a happy face for a stranger. So which side of you is real?
Author: Linda Soller | May 06, 2019

The New Normal
The Monday after Easter on the way to work I thought, ah yes, back to normal. The traffic was back, the school buses were back, it felt like any other Monday. Normal, after all, is the standard, usual, or accepted status. Normal is what we are used to. Normal for you may not be normal for me, but we co-exist.
Author: Linda Soller | Apr 29, 2019