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INTERNATIONAL AFRICAN SERVICE

On May 4th we hosted a party for four Kenyan students graduating from Norfolk State University. Over 60 friends from East and West Africa attended the party. Testimonies about overcoming all obstacles to get to NSU from Africa and graduate were heartwarming. And the food… well, it was amazing! Since then people have been talking […]

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WHICH SIDE OF THE CROSS ARE YOU LIVING ON?

Have you ever wondered why Jesus asked Mary not to cling to Him after He appeared to her near the garden tomb? “Mary do not cling to me.” (John 20:17) I have come to understand that in this moment Jesus was awakening Mary Magdalene to her true identity. She was clinging to what she knew […]

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GOD IS ON THE MOVE

God is on the move! By Pastor Peter McLewin We’re so glad we passed the vernal equinox and Spring is in the air. Flowers are beginning to bloom, trees are releasing their leafy covering and cool seasonal grasses are growing again. Many cultures, especially in the East, celebrate the New Year with the arrival of […]

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LIFESTYLE CHRISTIANITY

Lifestyle Christianity By Pastor Peter McLewin Last Wednesday a number of pastors and key ministry leaders met for breakfast at Swan Terrance to listen to Scott Gilbert talk about bringing a Lifestyle Christianity Conference with Todd White to Hampton Roads. Todd White came to Jesus through a dramatic conversion from a heavy drug addiction. God […]

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PURSUING REVIVAL in 2019

Pursuing Revival in 2019 By Pastor Peter McLewin For the last three days I have attended a revival meeting at Cape Henry Church. Pastor Gil Howard Browne from South Africa shared fascinating stories from meetings where he has seen Holy Spirit touch people from many different church backgrounds. I have been praying for revival in […]

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CELEBRATING A NEW SEASON

CELEBRATING A NEW SEASON By Pastor Peter McLewin As 2018 comes to a close, we have so much to be grateful for to the Lord. We have become much more aware of how good He has been to us. We have grown in ways we could never have imagined as we launched into 2018 back […]

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“MAKE THIS A SUPER THANKSGIVING!”

Make This a Super Thanksgiving By Pastor Peter McLewin After a hot, wet and windy summer it sure feels good to experience some cooler autumn days. While our hearts go out to those who have suffered so much loss in the last two hurricanes, we are so grateful that our area missed a direct hit […]

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71 YEARS OF TRUSTING GOD.

71 years of trusting God Pastor Peter McLewin On October 7th we will celebrate 71 years of ministry in Norfolk. From our beginnings in a home in 1943 God has taken us a mighty long way. Our members have traveled to all the continents of the world except Antarctica, and we have not given up […]

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“RENEWED STRENGTH FOR AUTUMN”

Renewed Strength for Autumn By Pastor Peter McLewin      We were blessed to have Mayor Kenneth Alexander of Norfolk speak at my 33rd anniversary at Ingleside. His message was just what we needed to hear. I am grateful for the special guests, visitors and members who made this celebration such a memorable experience for […]

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Life Notes: July 29, 2018_”Love Your Neighbor”

Life Notes July 29, 2018 “Love Your Neighbor” Read Luke 10:25-37 and put yourself in the story. Before discussion, look in a bible dictionary for the definition of ‘parable’ and write down your summary of the definition. Who are the characters in this parable? What does each character represent in this parable? Considering the culture […]

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