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    Introductions Corner - Thread: Hello from Virginia!

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      Hello from Virginia!

      Hey, how are you all doing? As my handle implies, I am a Confessional Lutheran, part of a congregation that's part of the Southeastern District of the Lutheran Church- Missouri Synod. I'm a convert, having joined up in 2013 by a reaffirmation of faith when I was living in Jacksonville, FL and attending what was ( at the time) a mission church. I was born in Fairfax County, VA, in 1973 and was raised as a Southern Baptist. In 1995, I was confirmed in the Catholic Faith at the Easter Vigil. After a few years of wandering, I studied Confessional Lutheranism and as a result of prayer, my wife ( at the time) and I walked through the doors of Hope Lutheran Church and a couple of months later, we took a weekly class under the pastor in Jacksonville and were received in February of 2013.

      My failed marriage was a very valuable lesson ( I hope to both myself and my ex- wife) to not put personal desires and make life choices without involving God. My family lives in Northern Virginia and I was invited to return. So I did. The job opportunities here are pretty decent, better at least than what I saw in my time in Florida ( about three years) and I'm currently employed, although I'm taking steps to improve my opportunities in the job market. God bless you all!

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      Hello and welcome to CH, hope you enjoy it here!

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      Quote Originally Posted by Romanos View Post
      Hello and welcome to CH, hope you enjoy it here!
      Thank you so much!

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      Hello and welcome. Feel free to post. Do not be shy at all. God bless!
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      Welcome! I'm LCMS too

      It sounds as if you've had quite the journey but God is blessing you in many ways!
      "Christianity does not require more work but more trust." Pr. Jonathan Fisk
      "Bearing fruit does not make you a branch. A branch is a branch because it grows from the vine." Pr. Jonathan Fisk
      "A Christian's life is not defined by what the Christian does. It is defined by Christ and what He has done for us." Pr. Rolf David Preus

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      Welcome from a fellow Lutheran

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      Just right in to any discussion you want. I hope you like it here

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      Welcome to the site, my friend from another site! I'm glad you accepted my invite!

      Another former Catholic now Lutheran....

      Good to have you HERE!



      - Josiah
      We are justified by works - just not our own.

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      Quote Originally Posted by Josiah View Post
      Welcome to the site, my friend from another site! I'm glad you accepted my invite!

      Another former Catholic now Lutheran....

      Good to have you HERE!



      - Josiah
      The conversations are great and the welcome was fantastic! Thank you so much for the invite, brother!

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