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Elder Team

Elder/Lead Pastor

Jared Via

Jared grew up in the Roanoke Valley and received a M. Div. from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. Jared and Danielle have been married for 13 years (They were and continue to be high school sweethearts!) They have 3 precious daughters: Emma, Hannah, and Michaela.  They desire to be a family that lives in pursuit of God, His glory, and His mission. Jared has a passion to lead and shepherd the people of God and equip them to impact their world.…
Elder/Discipleship Pastor

Kevin Meadows

Kevin is a native of the New River Valley. He grew up in the Lusters Gate area of Blacksburg. Responding to God’s call to preach, Kevin attended Piedmont Baptist College in Winston Salem, NC (B.A., M.A.). He met his wife, Emily, there. They married in 2011 and have two kids. Kevin is passionate about teaching the Bible and seeing people grow in Christ. He enjoys reading, cheering for Virginia Tech and the Atlanta Braves, and playing softball.
Elder/Administrative Pastor

Heath Kouns

Heath grew up the son of a pastor at churches in West Virginia and Virginia. He attended Va Tech and received BS and MS degrees in Electrical Engineering. Since 2001, he has worked for an engineering company in the NRV where he currently serves on the site leadership team. Heath and Penny have been married for over 20 years and have 5 children in elementary and middle school. (Logan, Leah, Anna, Brady, Marlie) Heath has a passion for ensuring the…

Sermons

The Sabbath: Rest for the Weary

The fourth commandment is “remember the Sabbath to keep it holy”. We must keep God’s progressive revelation throughout time in mind. Pastor Kevin walks us through scripture as we study the Sabbath.

Uganda Trip

Today we hear a report from our team that served in Uganda the past 2 weeks. Why do we do missions? Three reasons: Because we love God.Jesus gave us a commission to go in Matthew 28:19-20. In Matthew 22 He says if you love me you will keep my commandments. Because we love people.Also in Matthew 22:37-39 Jesus was asked “what is the greatest commandment?” He replied saying the “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart…

The Second Commandment: You shall not make for yourself a carved image…

Exodus 20:4-6 The Second Commandment forbids idolatry. The Second Commandment reveals God’s commitment to His people. Why was idolatry attractive? 1. Guaranteed2. Selfish3. Easy4. Convenient5. Logical6. Pleasing to the Senses7. Indulgent8. Erotic:[1] The Second Commandment is broken by: Fashioning our own gods Fashioning God according to our own ideas The Lord speaks to the people out of the fire, a powerful image, something bright and visible, capable of being seen and illuminating; but it is also dangerous and untouchable, a…

Location Details

1205 Buffalo Dr, Christiansburg, VA 24073