Notes from the Trail

Life, adventure and faith from southwest Virginia

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November 2011

Very thankful

We are tripping back toward Blacksburg on the day after Thanksgiving. It’s called Black Friday. An otherwise benign day transforms soccer moms to hockey players and CEOs into campers. In their rush to get the latest TV or $3 off… Continue Reading →

An interview with VT QB Logan Thomas

Our church’s college ministry hosts regular gatherings called Refresh for the express purpose of giving collegians an opportunity to draw aside from hectic schedules and simply enjoy life. On November 7, the evening was especially memorable as Virginia Tech quarterback… Continue Reading →

When inaction is odious

We are being inundated this week with the unfolding scandal of Penn State University’s football program and how Joe Paterno and university officials did (or did not) handle revelations of child sexual abuse by Jerry Sandusky. The morally abhorrent news… Continue Reading →

Review: “Radical Together”

David Platt’s Radical Together is a followup to his book Radical and is intended to be a tome for the corporate church rather than for the individual Christian. Platt’s first book was an in-your-face approach intended to slap, sometimes not too… Continue Reading →

Engage in business

This past Sunday, Adam Wilson preached for us at Northstar. Adam is a staffer with Cru at VT, and he has recently come on board as volunteer staff to help us with our discipleship processes. We’ve been in Luke since… Continue Reading →

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