In just a few days, our campus will be a launch pad for kids looking to learn more about God and grow in their faith as they go “To Mars and Beyond” for Vacation Bible School. This is always a fun and special time of year as we get to share about Jesus’ love with … More Go Beyond!
This past week, I have been in Athens every day for the annual meeting of the North Georgia Annual Conference. I’ll be honest with you…it was a long and exhausting week as our primary responsibility for this year was electing new delegates for General and Jurisdictional Conferences for next summer. While the work and business … More Ready for Year 2!
For the last week, I have been in Jacksonville with our youth serving on a mission trip. It has been an incredible week of serving God along some of our younger members as they helped in construction on a house for a lady named Gloria. Throughout the week, we saw God do some amazing things … More Amazed and Astonished
Missions have always played an important role in my ministry and understanding of my calling from God. It was on my first mission trip to Tazewell, Virginia, in 1994 that I began to experience the joy of Christ through serving others. While on a mission trip two years later, I experienced my call into ministry, … More Sharing God’s Love With Others
It’s graduation season and that means it is time to celebrate. Going back to my time in youth ministry, I have always enjoyed this time of year because it is filled with so much hope and optimism for the future. Graduation is a time to celebrate the accomplishments of our past, but it is also … More The Next Step
Many of us probably have very fond memories of our mother. Perhaps it was an inspiration word she spoke to you. Maybe it was the way she always knew when you needed a hug at the end of a long day. Or maybe it was a favorite meal she made. Mom is a special person … More Let’s Hear It For Mom!
One of my favorite stories in the Bible is found in Acts 9. It is the story of Saul’s conversion experience on the road to Damascus. The story begins with Saul “breathing our murderous threats against the Lord’s disciples,” and ends with Saul being identified by God as a “chosen instrument to proclaim [God’s] name … More A Life-Changing Experience
The second Sunday in May is a day that is usually set aside to remember and honor our mothers. This national holiday was first celebrated in a Methodist church in West Virginia in 1908, and became a national holiday under President Woodrow Wilson in 1914. It is a day to show our mother’s how much … More A Gift for Mom
Wow! You are an AMAZING church! I loved seeing so many of you on Easter Sunday, and I loved that many of you stepped out of your comfort zones to invite someone to be with us in worship. There are so many stories I could share with you, but here are just a few that … More What’s Next?
For the last few weeks, we have journeyed to the cross in preparation for this weekend. We have read Luke’s gospel account of the life and ministry of Jesus; we have studied the Lord’s Prayer and prayed this prayer daily; we have spent time each week in prayer and celebrating the sacrament of Holy Communion; … More Sunday’s Coming…