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David Blanchard loves coffee. So he began a coffee roasting business in Richmond, Virginia where he intentionally creates something that helps people connect to one another.

Coffee. And It Was Very Good

When humans and creation interact, it's a good thing.
Rethinking the $3,000 Missions Trip

Rethinking the $3,000 Missions Trip

When I learned that kids in my city couldn't swim, I started to rethink how much I'd invested in overseas missions.
Furniture Fit for the Kingdom

Furniture Fit for the Kingdom

For Harrison Higgins, building beautiful furniture is not simply a steady job but a sacrament unto God.
Faith in a Fallen Empire

Faith in a Fallen Empire

Detroit's list of maladies is long. But some Christians' commitment to its renewal is longer.
'Daddy, Why Do People Steal from Us?'

'Daddy, Why Do People Steal from Us?'

How I answered the question would prove crucial to addressing racial divides in our D.C. neighborhood.

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Staci

February 22, 2012  2:17am

That's well and good but there are so many Christians sitting on their laurels using a similar excuse so they don't have to get out of their comfort zones. Your silence and keeping yourself to yourself isn't going to spread the gospel in your neighborhood or the world. This doesn't mean that you need to go out banging pots and pans screaming about Jesus but you do, we all do, need to ask God for opportunities to witness and we'll have to use our voices to do so. If we ask then He will set witnessing opportunities up for us, I can speak from experience, but we have to ask. Scripture says "you do not have because you do not ask". So ask. But we as Christians need to get out into the world to do this after we ask.

Peter Thorp

February 21, 2012  4:58pm

Great clip thanks Nathan, Its amazing how our faith gets a reality about it when we go back to the roots of where we came from and look at God's grace towards us as we have walked along the path.

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