Posts by Ryan Sturgis

Posts by Ryan Sturgis

I am Made in the Image of God

It is a glorious thing that our existence is not a random occurrence. We were made in the image of God, the Creator of the universe. What this means is that we were created as multifaceted creations. You and I are not one dimensional, and neither is our creator. We have an eternal spirit. This is the breath of God that lives in us. Your spirit is what will live or eternity.

1 Year Later – 3 Observations at Capital Baptist

I can not believe it’s been one whole year since I came on board at Capital Baptist Church in Annandale, Va. as Pastor of Students and Media. This year has been a great adventure, one on which I’ve had an opportunity to get to grow closer to God and to my church family. It’s been a great learning experience. Yet, of all the things that I’ve come to learn about CBC, 3 observations stick out to me. Diversity is our…

God, Help Me to be a Better Parent!

As a parent, at times, I struggle. Knowing what “battles to fight” and what things to allow my children to “grow out of” can be difficult to discern.  I find comfort in the fact that this is a “tightrope,” most godly parents attempt to walk.  I’m not alone in my journey to be a parent who helps my children develop godly character while not “provoking them to wrath” (Colossians 3:21)  by being overbearing.  That being said, I wanted to share…