First Baptist Church of Herndon

681 Elden St., Herndon, VA 20170-4722, Phone 703-437-3620

First Baptist Church of Herndon Blogs

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Start Small
A teacher had lost her sister in a car accident. The deceased had $20.00 on her at the time of her death. It was what she had made in tips for her last night of work. The teacher thought how can I honor and keep my sister’s memory with only $20.00? She held on to it while she tried to decide.
Author: Linda Soller | Jun 24, 2019

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Hidden Faces
I sat in the dentist office waiting for my 6-month cleaning and glanced at a print on the wall across from me. It was a cowboy and two horses on a trail in wooded rocky terrain. My first thought was that I didn’t realize my dentist, who I’ve gone to for years, was a fan of the great west. My attention wandered then to the magazine rack just to the right and I marveled at how few of the people on the covers were recognizable to me.
Author: Linda Soller | Jun 17, 2019

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Things in Common
Why is it we focus on how we are different from each other? I pondered this question driving home from my annual Weekend Yoga Retreat. If you pause and consider you will realize just how often someone’s differences are pointed out in the news, in a group conversation, and in advertising. Everyone seems to focus on why and how we are not alike.
Author: Linda Soller | Jun 10, 2019

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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

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People
“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

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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