So Jacob swore by the Fear of his father Isaac,and Jacob offered a sacrifice in the hill country and called his kinsmen to eat bread. They ate bread and spent the night in the hill country. Genesis 31:5354 In the Old Testament covenants were often begun or accompanied by a covenant meal. In Genesis 31 Jacob and Laban made a covenant to not do harm to one another. And imp...Keep Reading
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A few of OBC's children's ministry leaders weigh in on some resources for engaging your children with the gospel during a global pandemic -- or any time....
11And he gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the shepherds and teachers, 12to equip the saints for the work of diakonia, for building up the body of Christ, Ephesians 4:1112 For the last few months our church has been considering Paul's first letter to Timothy and how the instructions for the household of God lead us to order our local church. As Paul unvei...Keep Reading
For many women, Mother's Day is a day full of gifts and expressions of gratitude. It is an opportunity to reflect on the blessing of children and an opportunity to honor moms for the ways they care for their families. For others, however, this same day meant for celebration may hold a measure of heartache. Some women have known the loss of a child, so this day is bitter...Keep Reading
Would you like to bring your newborn before our church family for child dedication? We invite you to read and learn more about this tradition and our practice at Occoquan Bible Church. What is Child Dedication? Child dedication is a church tradition wherein parents bring their newborn children before the church to celebrate God's gift of life, for prayer, and to dedica...Keep Reading